Towing is a tough industry to be in…and it’s a largely male-dominated industry. There aren’t a ton of women in the towing world. If you want to recruit more women to work at your tow truck business, you have to consider your recruiting techniques so that you can reach more women and welcome them to your tow truck business. Here are a few tips for you as a leader to recruit more women to your towing business.
Having a towing business is hard work. It’s definitely not easy, and it’s really important to help yourself out by doing everything you can to keep yourself in business. Think of it as doing yourself a favor – giving yourself your best chance. There are a few things to keep in mind so you can keep your tow truck business on its feet.
If you have a tow truck business, you have an ear out for the latest trucking news. And one big thing that’s been all the buzz in the trucking world is the FMCSA Clearinghouse. How could this affect you as a tow truck business owner? Is it something you need to worry about? Maybe you feel like you’re late to the party, or maybe you’re just realizing that January 6, 2020 (the magic date) has come and gone. Not to fear – we’ll give you some of the need-to-know information about FMCSA Clearinghouse.
Being a leader can be a challenge. And if you’ve got a towing business, you’re at the head of multiple teams – your drivers, your dispatchers – while simultaneously overseeing the (mildly important) business aspects like paperwork and contracts. Your people look to you. We’re going to go over some different leadership styles and a few considerations for effective leadership.