This survey analyzes mixer driver employment between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019. To enhance data accuracy, if your company works in multiple regions, please fill out 1 survey per region. If you would like to download a PDF of the survey for review only please click here.

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* 1. Which region does this survey represent? (Do NOT combine multiple regions.)

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* 2. Please classify the size of your company/region by annual cubic yards/meters.

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* 3. How many mixer drivers were employed by your company/region on May 1, 2018? Include full time drivers who were temporarily laid off.

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* 4. How many mixer drivers were employed by your company/region on April 30, 2019? Include full time drivers who were temporarily laid off.

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* 5. What was the average AGE (in years) of your mixer driver pool on April 30, 2019? Include seasonal and/or temporary layoffs.

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* 6. What was the average company TENURE (number of years employed) of your mixer drivers on April 30, 2019? Include seasonal and/or temporary layoffs.

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* 7. Between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019, how many mixer drivers stopped delivering RMC as their PRIMARY duty to perform another job in your company? (batchman, plant operator, yardman, fleet mechanic, sales rep, dispatcher, technician, cement or aggregate hauler, etc.)

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* 8. How many FULL-TIME drivers permanently left your company between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019?  (Combine QUIT and COMPANY RELEASED.)

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* 9. Of that total, how many mixer drivers QUIT? 

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* 10. How many mixer drivers HIRED between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019 QUIT?

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* 11. Of those drivers hired, who either QUIT or were RELEASED, on average, how long did they stay?

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* 12. RANK the top 5 reasons your mixer drivers QUIT between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019. There are 19 choices.  #1 is the top reason your drivers QUIT; #5 ranks lower.

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* 13. Between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019, how many drivers' departures were initiated by the company? Combine permanently released and temporary layoffs.

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* 14. Of the total released, how many were TEMPORARY layoffs, that is, the driver was called back? (Examples: seasonal weather, slow business, temporary illness or injury, military leave, Family Medical Leave, CDL-related issue, etc.)

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* 15. RANK the top 3 reasons mixer drivers were permanently and involuntarily released. #1 reflects the most frequent reason; #3 ranks lower.

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* 16. Where did your mixer drivers go after they left your employment? Check all that apply.

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* 17. How many vacant, FULL TIME mixer driver positions did your company have open on April 30, 2019?

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* 18. How many FULL TIME and PART TIME mixer drivers did your company hire between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019?

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* 19. How many were classified as PART TIME status?

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* 20. How many were RE-HIRES?

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* 21. Did the company provide a mentor or buddy to new hire drivers beyond the initial assigned driver trainer?

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* 22. If you answered YES, how long does your new driver mentor/buddy program last? (If you answered NO, leave blank and move to Question 23.)

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* 23. Do you hire 18 - 21 year old mixer drivers?

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* 24. How many newly hired mixer drivers were also first-time/newly licensed commercial drivers?

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* 25. If you hired newly licensed CDL’s as mixer drivers, how many left your company?  (If you did not hire new CDLs, leave Question 25 blank.)

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* 26. Check your top hiring challenges. Select up to 5.

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* 27. Check 1 or more of your most successful recruitment/hire methods for mixer drivers.

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* 28. How many of your mixer drivers are unionized?

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* 29. Have you turned down, walked away from, or lost business solely because you did not have enough drivers to deliver concrete?

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* 30. If you tried something new that helped recruit or retain mixer drivers, please share what you did.

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