Satisfied employees in the industry for road transport of goods
The employees at ITD members are satisfied with their work. This is stated in a report on Satisfaction with Your Work within the Danish industry of road transport of goods. On a scale from 0 to 100 the employees’ satisfaction with their work amounts to 76 point. That is slightly higher than the average Danish satisfaction with their work which amounts to 74 point.
- We were already of the opinion that people are pleased to work in the road transport of goods industry. But it is nice to put figures on the satisfaction with their work being high among the employees at ITD’s member companies and even higher than the Danes’ average satisfaction with their work, says Trine Schiørring Plesner, Head of ITD Labour Market.
The two essential factors for the satisfaction are the same concerning the employees at ITD members and the average Dane. The first is the experience of the work making sense, and the other that we master our job. The other factors of importance to the satisfaction are good management, balance between working life and private life as well as the relationship to colleagues.
The report is now being published in the industry, because even if it is looking good with the satisfaction with the work within the road transport of goods industry, there is still room for improvements, and here it is possible to work targeted with work climate and satisfaction with the work in the companies.
- To be able to work efficient with increasing work climate, it requires knowledge to the temperature of the satisfaction with the work presently. And therefore, ITD has together with Krifa prepared this general measurement. Our members can apply it to appraise how well the employers’ commitment to their work is in the industry. It is now up to each company to assess what their next step is, says Trine Schiørring Plesner.
The company can choose to apply tools to measure the employees’ commitment to their work in their own company and then hold it up against our measurement of the industry. It may be used actively in connection with personal develop interviews or by attachment and recruitment in each company. And it pays off to be in charge of the commitment of the employees to their work, as research and investigations show that better welfare implies larger productivity. In addition, companies with a higher employer satisfaction easier attract employees.
Read the whole report (Danish) here.