Commercial Driver Orientation The first step in the orientation process that the driver understand certain policies and procedures based on employment with your company as well as the requirements as a commercial driver during employment. This information is usually covered in the Employees handbook, and explained to the employee during the orientation process.
Create a checklist for each of your Packets, and begin with Checking all of your of Documents. That they have been received and signed by the applicant and company representative.
Here is an example of how you can do your checklists, depending on the paperwork and information that you require for your employees.
Checklist can include, but not limited too; Driver qualification, certification, payroll, previous employer, orientation .
Driver Qualification Checklist......
Previous Employment Checklist
Commercial Drivers License verification
Payroll Checklist Information
Payroll and personnel paperwork necessary for processing and understanding company payroll policy
I-9 original and copy of SS card (to be placed in separate I-9 Folder)
Payroll information for driver (wages, paperwork due, pay period etc.)
Receipt of Employee hand book
Additional Orientations maybe necessary depending on your specific company and needs.
Here are a few suggestions on orientation per department.
Dispatch - ** (Have procedure in place for dispatch procedures – how loads, communication etc works in dispatch)