Linden Bulk Transportation LLC: Driver Information

Every LBT driver meets stringent criteria to achieve excellence in delivery performance and safe operation.

Profile:

  • Almost 80% Owner Operators – 20% Company Drivers
  • Average Age: 47 Years
  • Average Driving Experience: 20.5 Years
  • Annual Turnover: 21.5% – still one of the lowest in the industry
  • Completes a Profile Sheet depicting Equipment Details, Chemical Experience, Operating Preferences, Personal Preferences and Revenue Expectations

Qualifications:

  • Must have a satisfactory background employment & criminal background check
  • Must have Commercial Driver’s License WITH Haz Mat & Cargo Tank Endorsements
  • Must be 25 Years of Age
  • Must have 2 Verifiable Years of Road Experience
    • TX/LA terminals 1 year tank experience
    • NJ/PA terminal no tank experience necessary
  • A driving history comprehensive review with an emphasis on the prior 3 years.
  • Must pass D.O.T. Physical
  • Must Pass Drug & Alcohol Screening Tests
  • Must pass a Road Test

Training:

Regardless of previous experience, ALL MUST ATTEND this minimum 3 Day Course which uses written and visual materials and covers:

  • Introductions to LBT Colleagues and how and what they do relates to the driver
  • Quality and what it means to Linden Bulk
  • Completion of Driver Profile Data and Permit Forms
  • Communication Processes and their importance to Customer Satisfaction
  • Paperwork Processes and Procedures
  • Operational Processes and Procedures
  • Safety and Compliance to include Security
  • Hazardous Materials (For HM 126F Compliance)
  • Insurance Reviews including Driver Evaluation Profile
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Customer Requirements and Expectations
  • Road Evaluation

Each section has its own testing where applicable to ensure the driver understands the training and to measure the effectiveness of the training process.

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