NEW DRIVER ORIENTATIOn

Basic Information

YOUR LOCATION

 

SEATTLE, WA

At SPT, you are more than a driver.  We are mobilizing a new era of drivers for the E-commerce revolution.  As technology continues to accelerate & our industry evolves, we provide our team with opportunities to fuel their future.

CORPORATE STRUCTURE

 

AMAZON LINEHAUL SERVICE PROVIDERS

Roman Freight Lines helped launch Amazon’s LSP (Line Haul Service Providers) program in the Seattle area.  We are currently the largest Amazon LSP contractor in the Northwest.

We have an experienced and professional team to support our daily operations, including a second shift dispatch supervisor and weekend dispatcher with coverage around the clock.

RFL OPERATIONS TEAM

SAVE THESE NUMBERS

MICHELLE VICOL

Ops Manager | WA​

518.888.0063

Logan Steele

SUPERVISOR | or​

708.527.6971

DALE Struthers

SUPERVISOR | WA​

360.420.3574

MATT HILDEBRAND

SUPERVISOR | CA​

530.410.2364

Night & Weekend

dispatch
425.947.9050

HR & PAYROLL
425.256.2911

 

Question 1: WHOM DO YOU CALL IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT BENEFITS?

Question 2: WHOM DO YOU CALL IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT SCHEDULING?

 

Driver Standard

SELECT EACH TO AGREE

Roman Drivers are professional operators & therefore held to a higher standard than civilian commuters. They anticipate risks & manage hazardous conditions with composure, professionalism, & concern for the well being of others on the road.

Roman Drivers understand that others depend on their efficiency to meet delivery windows. They independently solve issues & reduce problems for others. 

Roman Drivers communicate efficiently, honestly & accurately. They make sure logs & notes are accurate & accessible. 

Roman Drivers are agile & flexible to the changes & needs of their customers & coworkers. They make themselves available to help add coverage when needed. 

Roman drivers treat the truck & cargo with care. They know how to interact with other drivers, dock workers, customers, & service staff so that everyone they come in contact with feels respected.

Roman Drivers use technology to improve productivity to the mutual benefit of our company, associates, & customers.

  • Local & Regional ROUND Trips.
     

  • Variable Start Times.
     

  • Trailers Are Pre-Loaded.
     

  • Drop-&-Hook | Live Load & Unload
     

  • No-Touch-Freight
     

  • Pay close attention to the RED & GREEN dock Lights

AMAZON OPERATIONS

DO YOU AGREE TO DRIVE 5mph & WEAR YOUR SAFETY VEST ON AMAZON PROPERTY?

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DOT WEIGH STATIONS

You must stop at all Weight Stations. If given an inspection, follow commands from the DOT inspector and notify a Manager/Dispatcher. Ensure you are in the far right lane for motion scales.

EXCEPTIONS
You do NOT have to Stop If:

The station is closed.

you will be given a bypass signal.  
Abide by all rules posted. 

I AGREE TO CHECK FOR AN OREGON TRIP PERMIT & STOP AT DOT  WEIGH STATIONS.

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Roman Fleet

We take great pride in our fleet and care deeply for the condition of our equipment. We provide late-model Day Cabs & Sleepers professionally maintained and serviced by Ryder & Penske. 

Ryder roadside assistance:
(888) 715-7272

 

I UNDERSTAND RYDER & PENSKE ARE THE ONLY APPROVED MAINTENANCE PROVIDERS.

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VEHICLE MANAGEMENT
Use Samsara to claim your assigned truck & perform all mandatory Pre/Post-trip inspections. Cameras are always on when the truck is on providing a Picture every 5 minutes. A 20-second video will record if a harsh event is detected.

SIGN IN WITH FUEL PIN

You will be assigned a fuel card, the pin number on the back will be your SAMSARA password. The Manager will provide all additional login information as well Your trainer will give you hands-on experience with fueling procedures. These procedures are closely monitored.

DVIR

 Select your truck and bypass trailer selection. Click “DVIR”. Perform PRE/POST trip inspections. Create a new log & complete. Make sure to notate if it’s a Pre-Trip or Post-Trip.

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Pre & Post-trip Inspections

Required 10-15 min inspection:
 

  • Wheels (Tread depth, lugs, hub/axle seals, disc space)

  • Lights (Signals, head/brake, clearance/markers)

  • Windshield

  • Mirrors

  • Body Damage

  • Fluids (oil, transmission, power steering, coolant, washer, diesel, DEF)

  • Drive line

  • Brake checks (Air and service)

  • Emergency Equipment (Fire Ext and triangles)

  • Paperwork (Truck registration & insurance/liability)

 

Conduct a pre-trip before being dispatched. Perform a post-trip upon your return. Both results are noted on your driver log.

 

I AGREE TO PROTECT MYSELF AND THE COMPANY BY RESPONSIBLY USING SAMSARA.

ACCIDEnt REPORTING

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  • Stop immediately. 

  • Pull off the road or, if necessary, position your vehicle to protect the scene and help prevent further accidents. 

  • Call 911. 

  • Care for the injured. 

  • Take good photos of vehicles, drivers, road conditions, etc. 

  • Gather driver(s) and witness(es) statements, and insurance information, and exchange all information with the other driver(s)/involved party. 

  • Report the incident to your supervisor by phone. 

  • Complete Incident/Accident Report Form before completing your shift. 

I AGREE TO to communicate & document accidents responsibly. 

Incidents & On-The-Job Injuries

I UNDERSTAND MY RESPONSIBILITIES 

IF I AM EVER INJURED.

Safety Regulations 

AMAZON Relay APP

  • Download the relay App from Google Play or iTunes store.

  • Install, Activate & start using it.

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DEVICE APPLICATIONS

eSELFSERVE - Timeclock

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SAMSARA - DRIVER SAFETY

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BE SURE TO SAVE THIS LINK:
sptholdings.com/driver

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