How Can DDI Help Your Business? Recruitment  

Do you operate a delivery or courier company with W2 or 1099 drivers on payroll and find it overwhelming to keep up with the HR side of the business? Trouble with recruitment? DDI understands that it can be easy for numerous other aspects of running your business to take your attention, or perhaps simply, you just want to focus on … Read More

3 Mileage Apps Worth Checking Out

As a self-employed driver, by now you know the importance of keeping a detailed mileage log and records of business expenses. It’s important not only in the case of an IRS audit, but also to maximize your refund for the year.   Specifically relating to mileage in 2017, the IRS allows you to deduct 53.5 cents per mile. The IRS … Read More

3 Reasons Your Turnover Is High

Hiring independent contractors to be your company’s delivery and/or courier drivers certainly has its benefits, both for a company and the contractors. Some of these benefits include, but are not limited to: Flexible schedules, while reducing a company’s overall costs and making the best use of resources. That said, while there are numerous benefits like those mentioned above, there is also … Read More

Important Tax Information for Delivery Drivers

For delivery drivers, operating your own small business can be a very intriguing, lucrative idea. That said, it’s important to remember that as a sole proprietor you are responsible for several things you were previously likely not responsible for (like taxes) as an “employee” at another job, including (but not limited to):   If you don’t have one, buying or … Read More

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

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