Hirschbach attracts, retains drivers via EpicVue

Fleet Manager

Apr 1, 2015

EpicVue, providers of in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, announced that Hirschbach Motor Lines Inc is outfitting its entire fleet with EpicVue systems. The satellite TV packages are becoming a valuable recruiting and retention tool for Hirschbach. “We saw the addition of in-cab satellite TV systems in our trucks as a way to improve the quality of life for our drivers and accelerate the growth of our fleet,” said Brad Pinchuk, president of Hirschbach Motor Lines. “Since our announcement, we’ve seen an immediate spike in the number of new drivers being hired each week, as well as a decrease in the number of drivers exiting the organization. Of course, our drivers want the systems installed right away, but it’s going to take us a few months to outfit the entire fleet.” Based in East Dubuque IL, Hirschbach Motor Lines is a refrigerated carrier with a fleet of more than 750 late-model tractors and 1,200 trailers. The company specializes in delivering fresh and frozen products across the United States with a primary market that extends from the upper Midwest to and from the South, Southeast, and Northeast. EpicVue in-cab satellite TV systems—including an antenna, DVR, and 24-inch flat screen TV—can be installed in less than two hours per vehicle. The service provides more than 100 channels of programming, including TV services such as HBO, Showtime, and NFL Sunday Ticket, for a monthly subscription fee and without any hardware costs. Previously considered a cost-prohibitive solution for commercial truck drivers, EpicVue has packaged satellite TV for fleets with 20 or more vehicles for $49 per month under a five-year contract, or $59 monthly for a three-year contract. For more details, go to www.epicvue.com.   See Original Article