John Hayes

With over 7 years of experience in the transportation industry, John is a leading driver consultant on the ATS team. His focus is to find high-quality, professional, safe drivers – whether they are independent contractors or company drivers employed with ATS.

By: John Hayes
September 22nd, 2023

You’ve probably heard your driver recruiter or dispatcher pushing the driver referral program on you, and maybe you’ve been skeptical about it. What are truck driver referral programs anyway and how do they benefit you? If more drivers are added to the fleet, aren’t the new drivers just taking freight away from you and lowering your paycheck even further?

By: John Hayes
July 19th, 2023

Is there anything worse than getting sent home from driver orientation? You’ve invested a ton of time, money and energy getting to orientation and now you’re being sent home on a Greyhound bus. What gives?

By: John Hayes
November 8th, 2022

Are you an owner-operator that’s making the switch from moving vans to flatbed trailers? Before you can make the change, first and foremost, you need to make sure your truck is ready to go.

By: John Hayes
September 8th, 2022

So you’re ready to start looking at new trucking companies and make a switch, but you don’t know what makes a good company and what doesn't. You don’t want to end up at a trucking company that’ll leave you unhappy and without your needs met.

By: John Hayes
March 7th, 2022

Have you ever called a trucking company excited about what they have to offer only to be disappointed because you aren’t in their hiring area?

By: John Hayes
October 27th, 2021

There are an estimated 231,000 truck driving positions up for grabs each year. Do you want to get your hands on one of those positions? If you’re seriously considering a career in trucking, then you might be asking yourself: What does the hiring process look like? Will I have a formal interview? What kind of background check will they do? What is orientation like?