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2017 Summer Holiday Driving

Posted on May 26, 2017

Jeff Pelletier

It’s going to be a record-breaking year for vacationing travelers.

AAA is reporting that this Memorial Day holiday will be the “most travelers” since 2005. They are estimating that 39.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles from their home location. The important thing to note is that 88 percent of these travelers will be driving……


Topics: Culture, Safety

Leading Change With Driver Feedback

Posted on Apr 28, 2017

Drivers are the heart and soul of the transportation industry. It's a fact, without drivers no product would go anywhere, ever. Despite this, we still hear a lot about drivers being overlooked throught the industry. But what happens when we begin to actively collect and act on feedback from our drivers?


Topics: Culture, Industry

For the Love of Driving

Posted on Feb 24, 2017

If you ask a professional driver why he loves driving, you are probably not going to hear about how great the pay is. You are not going to hear about how it allows them to be home with their family more. Or how the hours are great. Or about how low stress the job is.


Topics: Culture, Industry

Appreciating Our People

Posted on Jan 27, 2017

At Nussbaum, we are strongly focused on our people. Our mission statement says:

“We believe that the business exists for the purpose
of impacting people for eternity.”

These are not just some fancy words written up to decorate our wall. These are words we truly live by.


Topics: Culture

Innovating for Drivers with Habit Based Scoring

Posted on Jan 6, 2017

We believe our drivers are some of the most professional in the industry. As such, we also believe they should be rewarded for their work as professional drivers. But when it comes to bonus programs the results are often too easily affected by factors outside of the driver's control. Drivers may be doing everything correctly, but weather or terrain might cost them a better bonus by lowering their fuel score despite their best efforts.


Topics: Culture