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Driver Turnover

May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Five Ways Private Fleets Keep Drivers Longer

Average pay for drivers in the private fleet community was reported at $60,021 in 2012, up nearly $1,500 from the $58,784 reported in 2011. Starting pay for drivers remained virtually unchanged at just under $50,000, as did pay at the end of year one ($53,417). However, pay after three years dropped 12% to $58,137, while the upper limit for the most experienced drivers maxed out at more than $68,000 annually, a decrease of $14,000 compared to the previous year.

By Deborah Lockridge & Kate Harlow

In 2012, driver turnover at large truckload carriers averaged 98%, according to figures from the American Trucking Associations. At smaller truckload fleets turnover averaged 82%.

Tags: NPTC, Driver Turnover, Private Fleets, Driver Pay, NationaLease

April 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Improving Driver Retention

By Patricia Smith, Senior Editor

TCA conference offers tips for reducing driver turnover.

Tags: Driver Turnover, TCA, Driver retention

March 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Driver is Key

By Duane Acklie Chairman Crete Carrier Corp.

Low driver turnover comes with hiring right and treating them right.

Tags: Driver Turnover, Crete

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