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Tread Driver Feature: John Fehr - Fehr Trucking

Could you please tell us about your background and your current role?

I have been driving dump trucks since I was 18 years old. I started in a paving company called ALW Paving and worked with them between 1978 and 1988. From 1989 to 2000, I drove trucks for Friesen Exc. From 2001 to 2007, I drove for my brother in-law in Kahn Construction. In 2007, I started my own business, Fehr Trucking, and here I am.

I was born in Tillsonburg, Ontario. I come from a family of 11 boys and I am the oldest. I am a conservative Mennonite and have a role as husband and father of 5 boys. I am active in our church as a youth leader.

What do you like most about your job?

What I like most about my job is meeting people and travelling around the country side.

How do you like to spend time outside of work?

I like to spend time with my family.

How did you meet The Tread Team?

I met The Tread Team first by telephone when I was communicating with Erika (Tread’s Director of Customer Success).

Before using Tread, what kind of challenges were you facing at your job?

I am not sure about any challenges on the job other than trying to be on time.

How did Tread help you solve these challenges?

Tread helps me to be more punctual.

How was the onboarding process for you when you started using Tread?

The onboarding process for me was a challenge because I was not familiar with technology, and I am still not, but it is going better.

What kind of results have you achieved using Tread’s solutions?

Keeping better stewardship of my time.

What’s your favourite Tread feature and why?

I am not sure, as I am not familiar with all the features, but I am learning.

Would you recommend Tread? If yes, why?

Yes, I would recommend Tread because it is a useful tool to track your time, and The Tread Team are a bunch of nice people to work with.