Forging Transportation Relationships with the ECA at the 2017

Today is the day that a few members of our dedicated team head to Dallas, Texas for the Express Carriers Association MarketPlace. What is that, you ask?   “The ECA MarketPlace is a vibrant conference where Shippers and Carriers have the opportunity to network and provide information and referrals in order to form logistical partnerships… In ECA’s exhibit hall, known … Read More

5 Items Food Delivery Drivers Need Handy

Think ahead and be better prepared! For delivery drivers, convenience is key. Making things easier for yourself not only makes you more efficient, but also helps keep a clutter mind more organized. This couldn’t be more true for food delivery drivers. For those who are in the business, you know exactly what we are talking about. We’ve compiled a list … Read More

Recruitment should not be a burden.

Recruitment should she be Hassle-Free There are many obstacles that companies face when building a business. Aside from legal compliance issues and daily operations, getting the right people on your team is one of the biggest challenges that needs to be addressed. Being in the delivery driver industry for over twenty years, we understand that the recruitment of drivers is … Read More

Issues That Face HR Directors in 2017 & What To Do About It

Staying Current with Regulations While Managing Day-to-Day Tasks. It’s no mystery that companies continue to work hard at staying current with labor laws and regulations. Whether it be new federal or state laws, many employers are left in the dark when it comes to these issues. In our 20+ years of experience, we have discovered that over 150 labor laws … Read More

3 Way Delivery Drivers Can Make More Tips

Making money in your spare time is one of the main reasons why our partnered drivers enjoy working with us. The freedom to create your own schedule and select the areas you want to work allows you to be your own boss. But what if you were able to make a “little bit” more money on each delivery? What if … Read More

3 Ways Red Tape Hinders Your Company’s Growth

“It would be a lot harder to start my business today; there is more Red Tape than ever.” -Aaron Hageman, Owner of Delivery Drivers, Inc.   What is Red Tape? By definition*, Red Tape is excessive formality and routine required before official action can be taken. In business terms, Red Tape has an extremely negative connotation in regards to rules … Read More

Wage and Hour

The battlefield of Independent Contractor challenges continues to grow. As more and more States sign a memo-of-understanding with the Federal Government, the audits are growing: 2015: 102,000 workers reclassified $74,000,000 in back wages assessed You can do this right, you just have to be proactive and run a compliant model (according to your State’s rules). Call DDI to discuss if … Read More

Walmart partners with Uber and Lyft for grocery deliveries

In a fierce attempt to step up competition with Amazon’s burgeoning grocery-delivery service, Walmart this week announced they will be testing grocery-delivery services with both Uber and Lyft. The retailer will start trying out Uber in Phoenix and Lyft in Denver within the next two weeks, and hopes to establish some kind of permanent system for expanding their business and marketing … Read More

Domino’s delivery driver saves man’s life

Domino’s employees at the Salem, Oregon operation ended up saving a regular customer’s life last week. Kirk Alexander, a middle-aged man who orders from the Domino’s Salem location three to four times a week, hadn’t phoned the operators in over 11 days. Sarah Fuller, the General Manager, knew there was something wrong. She sent deliverer Tracey Hamblen to Alexander’s residence. … Read More