April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Don Jerrell, Associate VP, HNI
With the ever-growing driver shortage looming, many motor carriers are lowering their hiring standards to fill their empty trucks. No company wants to turn down a job because they don’t have drivers to service the account.
Tags: HNI, hiring policy, Driver recruitment
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge & Kate Harlow
Recruiting and retention. It’s akin to bailing water out of a boat that has a hole in it. You really have to plug the hole first, otherwise you’re constantly fighting to stay afloat. In the trucking industry, that hole is driver retention.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Celadon, Dupre Logistics, Landstar, HNI, Nussbaum Transportation, Con-way Truckload, Driver Pay, Driver retention, Driver recruitment, Affordable Care Act, National Transportation Institute, Prosperio Group
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jane Clark
There is one overriding issue that all fleet owners and managers face…recruiting new talent.
Tags: NationaLease, Driver recruitment
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
Whenever there's a panel discussion about driver turnover and the coming driver shortage, low pay is always pointed to as a culprit. Yet when it comes to making drivers happy, pay often takes a backseat to the bigger picture.
Tags: Driver Training, Driver Pay, Driver retention, Driver recruitment
July 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.
Tags: Drivers, driver screening, Hiring, Driver recruitment
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor
The times, they are a-changin', Bob Dylan sang that back in the tumultuous 1960s, and it still holds true today.
Tags: APU, Driver recruitment
Truck drivers have traditionally been mostly white males, but a growing need for drivers and a changing population means that notion must change.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Women in Trucking, Driver recruitment
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