Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – October 7th

In this week’s driver meeting, we heard from Safety, Operations, and more! We host the weekly Driver Meeting LIVE every Friday morning at 8 a.m. CST in Springfield, MO; Salt Lake City, UT; and Pittston, PA. Couldn’t make this week’s meeting in-person? No worries! Check out the fast facts below to stay up-to-date with everything that’s going on around Prime.

Dave White & Steve Field – Safety

  • This week: 171 total inspections – 117 clean (68% clean rate).
    • If you get pulled over, keep calm, and make sure you have all of your documents ready and available.
    • Do good pre-trips.
    • Be on duty when you get pulled over for an inspection.
    • Take the logs class!
    • Certify your logs.
    • When you’re picking up or dropping off a load, make sure you’re on duty.
  • October 20-21, Cardinal Sleep will be at the Pittston terminal!
  • Winter is coming up!
    • If you’re still in training, try to stay with your trainer through the winter.
    • Monitor upcoming temperatures.
    • Fog can turn into ice if it’s under freezing.
    • Having any sort of accident can be incredibly expensive.
    • Take a PSC class once a year, preferably right before winter.
    • Be safe and park if you don’t feel comfortable.

Brian Singleton – Denver Terminal

  • Starting October 24, we will not have access to our current drop yard in Denver.
    • If you still have a personal vehicle there, please let your fleet manager know so you can get it picked up.
  • We are looking at properties near Denver to replace this terminal.

Shaun Ryker – Driver Payroll

  • Drivewyze is currently in testing for us.
    • Company tractors will first be testing this.
    • Drivewyze offers bypass alerts and scale warnings two miles prior to the scale.
    • Follow your prepass during this testing phase.
    • Drivewyze also offers safety alerts, including:
      • Sharp curves
      • Low bridges
      • Steep grades
      • Weather alerts
      • Congestion warnings
    • Testing will start in around two weeks.
      • Let us know how you feel about it after testing is completed!

Haylee Gibbons – Success Leasing

  • Lease purchase program is back!
    • Around 200 orders have already been placed.
    • Response time will be about 3-4 days.
    • Peterbilt’s are currently unavailable for order, but they will be back.
    • You have to be leasing for 3 months before you can order your truck.

Justin Kaufman – Maintenance

  • Make sure you’re treating your fuel in both your tractor and reefer.
    • You can’t hurt your truck by over treating.
  • If your fuel starts to gel up, put diesel 911 in it to turn it back to liquid.
  • Winterization package:
    • We will check your batteries and coolant and turn on your bunk heater.
  • After you treat your fuel, run your bunk heater for a little bit.
  • Pick up a set of 2-4 gauge jumper cables.
  • Go to our Pro-Maintenance class.
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 13:00-16:00.
  • In light of Hurricane Ian, saltwater is horrible for trucks, even if it just gets up to your hubcaps.
    • If your truck got saltwater on it, contact your fleet manager to get it checked out.

Keith McCoy & Jim Guthrie – Operations

  • We won carrier of the year for Smithfield!
  • Keep in contact with your fleet manager to ensure you’re delivering loads correctly.

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc

  • Business is good thanks to the amazing service you all provide!
  • Thank you for all you do!
  • Make some bank!
  • Thank you to all of our veterans.
  • Be safe out there!


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