You can go online and find thousands of articles about managing the work life balance and how important it is to staying efficient at work and healthy all the time. One company has been paying attention and implemented a new flexible time off policy. Is this company an outlier or a trend that may start to catch on?
USA Truck is allowing its over-the-road driving team members to select when and where they take time off.
The “Choose Your Hometime” program is geared toward providing USA Truck’s drivers with an enhanced work/life balance and flexible scheduling, including a weekly home-time option. Drivers may choose to take their home time at any time or location within the company’s approved network.
“We continually evaluate feedback from our driving fleet as well as from prospective and former team members, and home time is a recurring topic,” said Russell Overla, executive vice president of truckload operations. “There has never been more competition for qualified professional drivers, so we believe it’s important to listen and adapt whenever possible.”
USA Truck, a capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, is No. 50 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in the United States and Canada.
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