Things you should know when entering the Transportation Industry

The transportation industry is one of Canada’s oldest industries, and still one of the most sustainable! When you begin working in this industry, you quickly realize that it isn’t just a job, it’s a career. Since Erb is now actively recruiting drivers, todays post is all about beginning your career in this field. We have narrowed down the top three things you should know when entering this industry, and they just might surprise you!

1. You will experience Canada in an extraordinary way. Whether you’re driving through the Rocky Mountains or passing crystal clear waters, exploring Canada’s landscape is guaranteed to blow you away. Becoming a truck driver for a company like Erb means experiencing this great country, and getting paid to do it! Our drivers are always sending us beautiful photos of the places they go and the things they see. Nothing beats the view of a truck driver’s front window.

2. You will meet new people every day. Being on the road does mean some alone time, but it also means becoming a part of a very large and family oriented community. Truck Drivers look out for each other, and along the way you’re guaranteed to make some lifelong friends. Getting to share your experiences with this community is a rewarding and exciting feeling.

3. You’re walking into a career in one of the most sustainable industries in Canada. The transportation industry as a whole is one of Canada’s oldest and most important industries. At a company like Erb, you always have room to grow and expand internally, as there are always new opportunities and changes. Most of the Truck Drivers here at Erb have been with the company for many years, as the benefits of the job are so immediately evident, you’ll notice them right away! This field offers you a lifelong career with great benefits, job security, and much more.

The transportation industry, specifically Truck Driving, offers more than most people realize. Beginning your career in such a rewarding field is one decision you will not regret.


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