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December 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company

Stock grants will be awarded to the 2,100 drivers who are employed by Daseke operating companies and will be offered to new drivers after a quarter of service. Photo: Daseke

By Steven Martinez

By awarding drivers with stock in the company, Daseke hopes to give them a sense of pride and ownership in their work - and improve retention.

Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Stock, Driver Pay, Driver Retention, Daseke Inc.

December 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

A comfortable, quiet, productive and homelike cab was a major design priority for the new Volvo VNL highway tractor. Photo: Volvo Trucks<br />

By Jack Roberts

Even while headlines gush about advanced vehicle technologies, a great deal of the enhancements on the latest round of Class 8 trucks are primarily focused on making drivers more comfortable and productive while they’re on the road, as well as increasing their chances of coming home safe and sound.

Tags: Truck Drivers, Recruiting, Driver Comfort, Driver Retention, Sleepercab

November 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Commentary: It's Time to Think About Hourly Pay

Deborah Lockridge

By Deborah Lockridge

Seriously evaluating how we pay drivers is something trucking needs to do as the industry faces a worsening shortage, suggests Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her November editorial.

Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Driver Retention

September 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Commentary: Can Autonomous Trucks Help You Attract Fresh Talent?

Deborah Lockridge

By Deborah Lockridge

We tend to shake our heads and roll our eyes at the breathless coverage in the mainstream and tech media about “driverless trucks”. But there’s one good thing about all this coverage: It’s helping to make trucking look “cool”, says Editor In Chief Deborah Lockridge in her September editorial.

Tags: Recruiting, Autonomous Vehicles, Emerging Leaders, Uber for Trucking

December 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

How to Rehire Former Drivers to Improve Retention

By Ben Eubanks, Strategic Programs

Relationships are more important than ever. Rehiring former drivers is a benefit for companies because good drivers who depart are more likely to return if the circumstances are favorable.

Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention

April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

In Search of Owner-Operators

Of Schneider National&amp;rsquo;s 13,000-plus drivers, more than 2,200 are owner-operators like Andy Mills, shown here. Photo: Schneider National

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: Recruiting, Owner-Operators, Driver Dilemma

August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Truck Drivers

Photo courtesy Haldex

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

Four Key Takeaways from HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit

Reaching out to women and other underrepresented groups is one way to improve recruiting. Photo courtesy Con-way.

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

5 Ways to Prevent Negligent Hiring Claims

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: Recruiting, Fleet Policies, HNI

April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Finding and Keeping Drivers With The One-Two Punch: Pay & Respect

One thing the experts agree on is if your company has an incentive rewards program, the rewards need to be given in a timely fashion. (Photo courtesy of A. Duie Pyle.)

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, Con-way Truckload, Driver Pay, Driver Retention, Affordable Care Act, Prosperio Group

December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Commentary: The Ever-Pressing Need for Young Drivers and Technicians

Image Source: 5starcdltraining.com

By Jane Clark

There is one overriding issue that all fleet owners and managers face…recruiting new talent.

Tags: Recruiting, NationaLease

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