Tarleton State University
How long have you been with Velocity Transport?
I have been with Velocity for 10 months (Since Jan. 2018)
How did you find Velocity and what keeps you here?
I was looking for a sales opportunity that would allow me to earn commission and build a book of business to run on my own. I did not know much about the transportation industry when I applied, but I was interested in joining a startup company that would allow for growth and opportunity for advancement. I love the fact that I can see the effect of every decision I make throughout the week. And I love how transparent management is with the employees. It helps me understand my place and how I effect the growth and success of the entire organization. Every day at the office is something different and something fun, the casual dress is a huge plus for me too!
What’s your favorite Velocity Core Value and what does it mean to you?
Relentless Service – this core value is my favorite because I understand how much of an impact the service you provide a customer/carrier can have. I come from a background in hospitality/sales and knowing that Velocity is trying to differentiate itself from other brokerages by providing superior service to customers gives me confidence in the longevity of the business. Building strong relationships builds a strong business.
Any advice for potential candidates or new employees?
Come to work every day with your head on straight and a positive attitude ready to kick butt. If you are new to the industry, starting out can be hard, but a year from now you will wish you had started today. If you have worked in transportation before, you know that there is no limit to how much you can grow your business and your paycheck. Persistence is key.
Velocity is a fun work family and has a thriving entrepreneurial atmosphere. We work hard, we play hard, and we laugh hard. We teach each other and hold one another accountable. Velocity is an opportunity to love your job and make something of yourself at the same time.