January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By John Simms of HNI
Considering the regulatory environment in which transportation firms do business is miles from black and white, it’s no surprise that both drivers and enforcement personnel alike often are confused by the ins and outs of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA.
Tags: FMCSA, CSA, HNI, Quiz
November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
There's been an increase in claims of retaliation under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982. These STAA whistleblower claims are being filed by truck drivers who are contracted/employed by motor carriers.
Tags: Liability, Insurance, Lawsuits, HNI, Surface Transportation
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Getting in trouble with the law is pretty much the last thing on someone’s mind when starting a wellness program, right? But there are some legal issues to consider.
Tags: Driver Wellness, HNI, Driver Health
By By HNI
We don't have to tell you how important driver recruiting is to the success of your company — hiring truck drivers is priority No. 1 for nearly every transportation company. HNI shares some "don'ts" to keep in mind when recruiting drivers.
Tags: Driver Training, Recruiting, HNI
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Daly, President, HNI Minnesota
HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit covered some of the pitfalls and best practices in the world of recruiting -- and retaining -- truck drivers.
Tags: Recruiting, HNI, Retention
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
February 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Barb Rand, Compliance Advisor, HNI
This week, the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations under the Employer Shared Responsibility (aka “employer mandate”) provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Tags: IRS, HNI, Healthcare Costs, Affordable Care Act
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Don Jerrell, Associate VP, HNI
The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. How a truck driver responds on the scene has a major impact on the outcome of any claims that may follow.
Tags: Accidents, Driver Safety, Driver Training, Drivers, safety, Safety & Compliance, HNI
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
CSA may be an enforcement tool for the FMCA, but you also can use CSA as a catalyst to create transparency and accountability in your organization.
Tags: Drivers, safety, CSA, HNI
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Don Jerrell, HNI
HNI's Don Jerrell shares what he learned about DataQs (FMCSA's method of challenging erroneous CSA points) at a recent ATA Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council meeting.
Tags: Compliance, CSA, DataQ, HNI
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