Good afternoon from your Atlas Movers.

The Driver & The Job

What is the best part of being a van operator?
(454 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
64%
Meeting/Working with People Across the Country
59%
Freedom of the Highway (Not Working in an Office)
48%
Entrepreneurship (Run Own Business)
24%
Being a Part of the Trucking Community
11%
Other (sense of satisfaction/completion, helping people, travel, etc.)
How long have you been a van operator with Atlas?
(457 respondents)
17%
Less than 1 year
25%
1-3 years
12%
4-6 years
8%
7-9 years
15%
10-15 years
24%
16+ years or more
How many weeks per year do you spend on the road?
(457 respondents)
23%
Less than 20 weeks
20%
20-30 weeks
26%
31-40 weeks
31%
More than 40 weeks
How many miles per year do you normally drive your truck?
(457 respondents)
23%
Less than 50,000
41%
50,000-74,999
22%
75,000-99,999
8%
100,000-124,999
5%
125,000 or more
Why did you choose to join Atlas as a van operator?
(455 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
49%
Atlas Agency
35%
Company Reputation
34%
Family/Friend Influence
25%
Money/Miles
25%
Driver Respect
23%
Referral/Recommendation
18%
Home Time
11%
Advancement Opportunities
11%
Other (fit, passion, work, support family, etc.)
9%
Equipment
What is your level of satisfaction with being an Atlas van operator?
(447 respondents)
43%
Extremely satisfied – I love my job!
42%
Reasonably Satisfied – life’s good!
12%
Somewhat satisfied – Okay overall.
4%
Could be better.
How likely are you to recommend joining Atlas to friends or colleagues on the road?
(368 respondents)
87%
Very Likely
9%
Somewhat Likely
5%
Not Likely
What are you doing to be more eco-friendly while on the road?
(434 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
53%
Limiting unnecessary idling
40%
Use Prepass/EZ Pass/Best Pass
32%
Use reusable drink containers
29%
Use reusable grocery bags
27%
Recycle aluminum, glass and plastic containers
24%
Use APU
21%
Taking advantage of hotel conservation programs like reusing towels
21%
Use driver assist apps
18%
Use generator
16%
Use Biodiesel fuel
13%
Buying organic or locally grown foods
10%
Use aerodynamic skirts
4%
Use IdleAir or other TSE
4%
Use battery operated HVAC (i.e. ParkSmart, etc.)
1%
Hypermiling/eco-driving
5%
Other
Okay, you're finally off the road. What's your favorite pastime when you're not working?
(409 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
79%
Hang out with family/friends
36%
Have a relaxing dinner
29%
Go on vacation
26%
Go hunting or fishing
23%
Go to a sporting event
20%
Spend time on a favorite hobby
18%
No contest...sleep!
16%
Go to a movie
12%
Other (golf, motorcycles, remodel home, concerts, boating, camping, cooking, gardening, scuba diving, surfing, snowboarding, running, hiking, sailing, etc.)
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