April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
Amanda Jones has been on the road with husband Art Johansson for 13 years and driving for a little less than a year, so she's got some interesting perspectives on what fleets can do to attract and keep drivers, especially female ones.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Women Drivers
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
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways to expand the driver pool.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Veterans, Women Drivers, Driver Dilemma
February 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Truck driver pay is rising at a record rate. Is it the answer to the driver shortage? The second in a series on the driver shortage.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Driver Dilemma
January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
For 2015, as the trucking industry is dealing with the worst driver shortage and capacity crunch in its history, Heavy Duty Trucking is delving into the topic of truck drivers. A year-long series in the magazine is complemented by WebXclusive features.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Driver Pay
"In the second half of 2010, we had zero companies offering sign-on bonuses. We've gone from zero to nearly 50 percent of the companies offering some sort of sign-on bonus or transition pay."
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
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, with many of those changes caused by government regulations.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Shortage, OOIDA, Owner-Operators
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