October 17, 2014
Driver turnover in the truckload sector continues to get worse, according to recently released figures, while a study of hard-to-fill occupations emphasizes the growing driver shortage.
October 7, 2014
SAN DIEGO -- American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello discussed the current freight levels, highlighting the fact that the ATA truck tonnage index hit a record high in August, before posing questions to this year's economic panel.
August 26, 2014
April 23, 2014
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.
April 15, 2014
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.
December 31, 2013
There is one overriding issue that all fleet owners and managers face…recruiting new talent.
May 10, 2013
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.
July 1, 2008
The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.
April 1, 2007
The times, they are a-changin', Bob Dylan sang that back in the tumultuous 1960s, and it still holds true today.
Truck drivers have traditionally been mostly white males, but a growing need for drivers and a changing population means that notion must change.
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