The Courier Magazine Blog


Feb

7

2019

Committed to Giving Back

I worked in the delivery industry for many years before founding Elite Transportation Systems, Inc. in 2000. Through those years I’ve experienced the many ups and downs associated with the business; the driver shortages and cyclical flow of customers and business, and the continuously changing business environment from “on-demand” to “last mile.”

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Feb

7

2019

The Challenge of Recruiting Drivers

As the workload for delivery companies heats up, the challenge of finding and retaining quality drivers is getting tougher. Today, delivery companies, online mega-retailers, Uber, and Lyft are all going after the same pool for drivers—and it’s getting tougher and tougher.

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Aug

14

2018

California Shifts Courier Wage Claim Evaluations to the ABC Test

The courier industry has grappled with the issue of employee v. independent contractor classification for years, navigating through choppy multi-factored state and federal legal waters susceptible to the slightest winds in any direction.

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