MTS Driver Recruiters Introduces Unique Service to Help Cautious Fleet Operators Meet Changing Demand and Driver Shortages

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MTS Driver Recruiters, a specialist provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing, has introduced a unique Temp-to-Hire program that allows fleet managers to recruit experienced drivers on MTS’ payroll as needed, and then transfer drivers of the fleet’s choosing to their own payroll, at no additional cost, as the stability of new business is validated over time - normally 90-180 days or more.

As fleet operators begin to ramp up capacity to meet increasing freight demand, many are reluctant to commit to long-term assets and costly personnel, fearing that the recent economic upturn may not continue. MTS Driver Recruiters (Southfield, MI), a specialist provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing to the transportation/logistics industry, has introduced a unique Temp-to-Hire program that is providing fleet managers a degree of confidence. The program allows fleet managers to recruit and utilize experienced drivers on MTS’ payroll as needed, and then transfer drivers of the fleet’s choosing to their own payroll, at no additional cost, as the stability of new business is validated over time - normally 90-180 days or more.

“Our goal is to allow our clients to have the flexibility to ramp their fleet up or down, without incurring recruiting costs or hiring commitments, then bring those temporary drivers who are the right fit onto their own payroll as demand stabilizes,” said MTS Driver Recruiters principal Ken Walker. “Our Temp-to-Hire program is ideal for start-up operations, expansion projects, or when it’s uncertain that the demand will be sustained. The depth of our resources is especially beneficial when a fleet needs to be staffed in a remote area. The elimination of all recruiting expenses and the ability to hire the better drivers, cost free, has made the program a no-brainer for our expanding clients.”

Unlike temp agencies that rely on a pool of casual, often unreliable truck drivers, MTS conducts a targeted search in accordance with the fleet’s normal hiring criteria, using their proprietary advertising techniques coupled with their own national database of over 340,000 commercial truck drivers. This allows MTS to quickly deliver experienced truck drivers who match the client’s specifications, using customized, in-depth screening and qualification processes.

MTS handles all advertising, background checks and DOT compliance, and removes the liability of hiring untested drivers. Fleet operators also have the option of sending their own walk-in applicants and respondents to MTS to be screened, processed, and employed by MTS for a temporary period.

MTS built its business on a promise to reduce fleet recruiting expenditures by a minimum of 25-50% compared to internally-managed recruiting programs, and this commitment extends to the Temp-to-Hire program. “MTS strives to be the easiest and least expensive way to recruit truck drivers, and this no-risk program, with no additional fees to convert from temporary to direct hire, solidifies this position,” Ken Walker added. “Depending on your policies and your requirements, you have the option to stick with temp drivers or convert some or all to permanent employees. You get qualified drivers, when and where you need them.”

Also see http://www.mtsdm.com or call 866.256.6900.

About MTS Driver Recruiters
Founded in 2000, MTS Driver Recruiters (http://www.mtsdm.com), based in Southfield, Michigan, serves the North American transportation community with specialized logistics-recruiting expertise, proven methodology and outreach tools, and a proprietary database of over 340,000 qualified commercial truck driver candidates. Improved hiring speed and a substantial reduction in overall driver recruitment costs and investment are the proven basis of the MTS value proposition. MTS also provides complete DOT compliance support, as well as delivering qualified candidates to meet immediate needs.

Clients include small fleet owners, large commercial carriers and Fortune 50 companies.

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