Drivers first, last and always — It’s in our DNA
As a family-owned company, three generations of the Anderson family grew up living the culture built by founder, Harold Anderson. In the early days in founding the company, Harold was the President, the bookkeeper, the janitor and the Driver. He lived every role. As the company grew, he eventually turned over the keys to professionally trained Drivers, but he never lost the connection. He continued to be a friend, colleague, mentor and companion for his Drivers. He brought sons Rollie and Jim along as they grew up, and taught them to nurture this same connection to the Driver. And as Rollie and Jim raised their own sons, Brent and Scott, the tradition continues. Today, when you talk to any member of the Anderson family about what’s most important in our company, the Driver is always on the top of their list. With more than 60 years of cross-generational conditioning to put the Driver first, it’s no wonder why this is second nature; It’s in our DNA.
At ATS, a driver matters. First as a person, who deserves respect, attention, and a right to feel as if he/she belongs here. We stand on our heads to deliver that every day. As a top-pay carrier, ATS pay is competitive. We also know home time is important. Every day at ATS, we work on ways to structure home time that meets a Driver’s needs. With those two hurdles surpassed, our most successful Drivers tell us that their career experience is driven by many other aspects about ATS that combine to create just a different Driver experience. A feeling like they belong, like they are connected to and adding value to the organization and that they matter. To this point, ATS delivers like no other.
And so…at ATS, the Driver’s connection to the important part they play in our success and the people here that support them is not just ‘marketing fluff’. It’s something that happens on a daily basis. Not every Driver will appreciate the attention, career growth opportunities, or how ATS consistently strives to set the bar a little bit higher than most, inspiring our Drivers to rise to the challenge. But if you’re a professional, seek challenge and growth in your career, value quality in what you drive and deliver and are willing to work hard, there’s no better home for you than ATS.