Nashville, Tenn. — May 5, 2022 — Backgroundchecks.com, a HireRight (NYSE: HRT) company, announces today the launch of its range of background screening solutions for small and medium-sized motor carriers. Leveraging backgroundchecks.com’s self-service platform, this new suite of solutions will allow trucking companies to quickly and easily order robust and competitively priced background checks to help them mitigate their employment risk and comply with their U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) obligations.
Through backgroundchecks.com, motor carriers can now create customized packages to meet their industry’s pre-employment screening requirements. Additionally, employers can order an annual screening package for their existing workforce to help meet ongoing compliance obligations.
“We are thrilled to expand our offering to better serve the background screening needs of small and medium-sized transportation companies,” said Jim Daxner, Chief Digital Officer at HireRight. “With approximately 1.6 million truck drivers in the U.S. working for companies with 20 or fewer trucks, these services allow us to support this important segment of the U.S. transportation industry.”
The additional services, which are now available to backgroundchecks.com’s customers, include DOT Compliance Employment Verification, DOT Drug & Alcohol Employment Verification, Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS) searches, Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Full Pre-Employment Query, and DOT Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) reports. These additional services can be ordered alongside existing drug testing and criminal products.
Dr. Todd Simo, Managing Director of Transportation at HireRight, adds, “In this environment of increasing verdicts against trucking companies, it’s crucial that motor carriers of all sizes have access to an easy-to-use, compliance-focused screening solution.”
For more information on the full range of transportation products available from backgroundchecks.com, please visit: https://www.backgroundchecks.com/industries/transportation
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with an Eastern Operations Center in Chapin, South Carolina, backgroundchecks.com is home to a database of over 650 million criminal records and more than 22 million photos. Backgroundchecks.com has an extensive collection of public record sources, delivering reports to both consumers and businesses in an intuitive, user-friendly format.
HireRight provides comprehensive background screening, verification, identification, monitoring, and drug and health screening services for more than 40,000 customers across the globe. HireRight offers services via a unified global software and data platform that tightly integrates into their customers’ human capital management systems enabling highly effective and efficient workflows for workforce hiring, onboarding, and monitoring. In 2020, HireRight screened over 20 million job applicants, employees, and contractors for its customers. Visit HireRight.com.
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