April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain them. Part 4 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.
Tags: Owner-Operators, Driver Recruitment, Driver Dilemma
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Stephane Babcock
When you have 2,600 trucks and nearly 3,000 professional drivers on the road you need to make sure that not only are your clients’ products making it to their destination on time, but that they are also making it there safely.
Tags: driver safety, Vehicle Maintenance, Driver Training, Con-way Truckload, Driver Recruitment
October 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
Workflow management tools, analytics and behavioral assessment can make the hiring process easier and quicker.
Tags: Information Technology, Driver Shortage, Automation, Driver Recruitment
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
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 Pay, Driver Retention, Driver Recruitment, Driver Training
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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