The Relay

– Episode 20

Incentives, Benefits, Safety, and More: Why Drivers Love Working at Gulf Relay

In this episode of the Relay, the recruiting team at Gulf Relay, led by Rhaya Reynolds, discuss their roles and the recruitment process. Jessica Brown shares her transition from account manager to recruiter, while Nikki Brent talks about her approach to building relationships with drivers. Nelia Toups emphasizes the importance of finding drivers who view Gulf Relay as home. The team also discusses the qualifications required for drivers, the company's commitment to safety, incentives and benefits available, including a driver referral program, the lease purchase program, and more.
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • The transition from operations to recruiting (0:33)
  • Building relationships with drivers (2:19)
  • The importance of safety in driver recruitment (10:05)
  • Driver Qualifications (11:34)
  • Safety Measures (12:26)
  • Driver Incentives (13:27)
  • Final thoughts and takeaways (18:19)
  The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. Each episode, we dive behind the scenes of our operations, teams, and industry. From the unique challenges of the job to anecdotes about life on the road, our guests will provide a window into a profession that is crucial to our economy and way of life. Let’s hit the road!

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