November 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park
Noise, Vibration & Harshness is something manufacturers try very hard to engineer out of their products, but it’s often like a game of whack-a-mole. Once you solve one problem, another shows up.
Tags: Driver Comfort, Driver Retention, Vehicle Engineering
July 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By David Cullen
You want to develop a satisfied workforce of drivers who view their employer as a committed partner rather than the highest bidder at the moment. It’s not easy. It requires not just the efforts of the recruiting department, but the engagement of top management.
Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention
June 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
A. Duie Pyle's Customized Solutions Group aims to take the headaches of running a private fleet off of customers' hands. We talked to the head of CSG to learn more about how it deals with the driver shortage.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Private Fleets, Driver Retention, A. Duie Pyle, Dedicated Fleets
June 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical procedures.
Tags: Driver Health, Driver Wellness, Driver Retention
May 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Boasting a turnover rate as low as 33%, Tribe Express’ roster includes veteran truckers between 50 and 60 years old, as well as an increasing number of younger (age 28 to 35) and female drivers.
Tags: Drivers, Driver Shortage, Fleet Profile, Driver Retention
December 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
From the economy to driver recruitment and retention, there will be several familiar faces in the trends to follow closely in the new year.
Tags: Economy, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention, Industry Trends, 34-Hour Restart
September 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Want drivers who not only stay with your company long-term, but also go the extra mile to make sure it succeeds? The key may be “employee engagement.”
Tags: Nussbaum Transportation, Driver Retention, Driver Dilemma
April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Beach
Cargo Transporters recently started installing in-cab satellite TV systems in some of its trucks and the driver feedback has been encouraging.
Tags: Technology, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But … do you really treat them like the rest of your employees?
Tags: Truck Drivers, Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Driver Retention
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: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Celadon, Dupre Logistics, Landstar, HNI, Nussbaum Transportation, Con-way Truckload, Driver Pay, Driver Retention, Affordable Care Act, National Transportation Institute, Prosperio Group
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 Training, Recruiting, Driver Pay, Driver Retention
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach, Technology Editor
Technologies designed to make fleets and drivers more efficient can also make the driver's job easier and often lead to better pay as well.
Tags: Productivity, Communications, Driver Retention
April 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Patricia Smith, Senior Editor
TCA conference offers tips for reducing driver turnover.
Tags: Driver Turnover, TCA, Driver Retention
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