J&M Tank Lines is proud to announce its first ever Spotlight Driver Dedrid Poole! Dedrid is a 14-year veteran of J&M who hauls flour from our Birmingham West Terminal. His hard work, dedication and exceptional training skills are just a few reasons why he was chosen to be this month’s Spotlight Driver. Every other month, for the past three years, Dedrid sits down for ten days and trains eight or more new drivers on the ins and outs of becoming a driver for J&M Tank Lines. “Being a good teacher means you have to have patience, build relationships and take time to reward your trainees; even if it is something as small as buying them a biscuit in the morning. When a trainee feels appreciated, they have a higher success rate,” explains Poole of his time spent as a Trainer. “Seeing success in my trainees is the most rewarding part of training. I do what I can to build a relationship with them by being up front and honest. I want to share with them my knowledge and experiences. If they are willing to learn, I am willing to teach.”
Congratulations Dedrid Poole on being chosen as J&M Tank Line’s first ever Spotlight Driver and thank you for your dutiful and diligent work!