Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2017 - 76
TRUCKING & FREIGHTING
"Our Driver Performance Bonus rewards drivers who have zero safety
issues and zero CSA points for the
month, along with an acceptable
fuel economy and low idle time."
road into recruiting and was promoted to director of safety
for a 340-truck, over-the-road company."
Director of Driver Recruiting Bill Trotter joined MTS in
March 2014. "At MTS, [he] oversees the driver recruiting
and on boarding processes," the company says.
Trotter began working in the transportation industry in
2002 as a driver recruiter. "He has extensive experience
with both van and flatbed drivers as well as owner/operators," MTS says, noting that he previously worked with J.B.
Hunt Transportation and CRST Malone.
MTS has a sister company in Bay Logistics Inc., a third-party transportation, warehousing and logistics company also
based in Byron Center. The firm's services include dunnage
management, repacking, quality inspections, packaging,
sorting, kitting and railcar service.
"Our WMS technology empowers clients with total visibility and control of their material and commodities," Bay
Logistics says, noting that it also employs a management
staff of experts who can help customers with floor layouts,
rack designs, material flow and process development.
Bay Logistics says it continuously invests in facilities,
information technology, material handling equipment, railroad access and employee training. This enables its clients
to stay focused on product research, engineering, manufacturing processes, sales, international expansion opportunities and other activities.
"Internal human resource and safety departments hire,
train and cultivate skilled, dependable and passionate
third-party logistics workers and supervisors," the company says. "Clients tap into these resources for significant savings.
"The Bay Logistics team is committed to safely and accurately receiving, storing and shipping [our clients'] material
on time to the right place," it adds. "We have been successfully doing it for over 28 years."
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