Being on the road all the time, drivers can sometimes feel isolated. We wanted to do something to really support these hard working drivers – a sense of community, and some helpful tips and insights from other van operators.
Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 10, 2012
Being a van operator or truck driver is a career and lifestyle unlike any regular 9 to 5 routine. There are the long hours on the road, nights in hotels or in the sleeper, time away from family, and the unique challenges that each shipment and customer present. Suddath Relocation Systems and Barrett Moving & Storage realized that these were issues the average friend or neighbor, who spends most days at work in a cubicle and most nights at home in their own bed, just can’t relate to. This difference was the inspiration for their newly launched site, The Drivers’ Room – http://www.barrettmoving.com/drivers-room.
A resource for truck drivers and van operators, The Drivers’ Room, is designed to provide a forum in which drivers can share their stories, tips, and helpful information with one another. Whether you’re a 20-year veteran or a new driver just hitting the road, The Drivers’ Room has something for you. Suddath and Barrett hope to use this tool as a way to recruit new talent and to motivate and aid current drivers in meeting their day-to-day challenges. By encouraging a dialogue within the driving community, developing a forum for sharing problem-solving tips and experiences with one another – the kinds of information often hard-won on the road –everyone benefits. Whether it’s in obtaining new skills, sparking a new idea or helping you run your load a little safer or more efficiently, The Drivers’ Room is here to help. The Drivers’ Room features stories, helpful tips, ideas, videos and job opportunities for drivers all across the United States.
“We’re excited to offer The Drivers’ Room,” said Paul Gleason, Vice President-Operations for Suddath Relocation Systems. “Being on the road all the time, drivers can sometimes feel isolated. We wanted to do something to really support these hard working drivers – a sense of community, and some helpful tips and insights from other van operators. It’s an idea that we think will ultimately make a difference not only for the drivers but for our whole industry.”
About Barrett Moving & Storage and Suddath Relocation Services
Suddath Relocation Systems moves more than 20,000 families each year and has 19 locations in 13 states across the country, making it one of the largest domestic corporate relocation and commercial movers in the US. In January 2011, Barrett Moving & Storage added their 100 year history of excellence to become part of the Suddath Companies, the largest agent family of United Van Lines. To learn more about The Drivers’ Room, Barrett Moving & Storage and Suddath Relocation Services visit them on the web at http://www.barrettmoving.com/drivers-room.