New recruiting/workforce management tool

Oct. 28, 2003
Unicru, headquartered in Beaverton, OR, recently unveiled their automated “Total Workforce Acquisition” solution, which is designed to address the sourcing, selection, hiring and retention of truck operators and other positions for fleets. The new system includes two modules: “Field,” including drivers, freight handlers and warehouse administrators and managers, and “Headquarter,” including recruiting
Unicru, headquartered in Beaverton, OR, recently unveiled their automated “Total Workforce Acquisition” solution, which is designed to address the sourcing, selection, hiring and retention of truck operators and other positions for fleets.

The new system includes two modules: “Field,” including drivers, freight handlers and warehouse administrators and managers, and “Headquarter,” including recruiting and hiring for corporate positions.

According to the company, the Unicru Trucking Solution features an on-site and online job application process that is integrated into more than 20 trucking-related job boards, industry- and job-specific screening, required job application and background checks (administered through partner companies) and closed-loop data analysis to connect labor performance and productivity to a fleet’s hiring practices.

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Wendy Leavitt

Wendy Leavitt joined Fleet Owner in 1998 after serving as editor-in-chief of Trucking Technology magazine for four years.

She began her career in the trucking industry at Kenworth Truck Company in Kirkland, WA where she spent 16 years—the first five years as safety and compliance manager in the engineering department and more than a decade as the company’s manager of advertising and public relations. She has also worked as a book editor, guided authors through the self-publishing process and operated her own marketing and public relations business.

Wendy has a Masters Degree in English and Art History from Western Washington University, where, as a graduate student, she also taught writing.  

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