Driver Retention

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April 20, 2018

Intermodal Cartage Truck Drivers Receive 30% Pay Raise

Memphis-based Intermodal Cartage Company has announced a 30% pay raise for its drivers to proactively reach out to more prospective employees at the drayage carrier.

April 17, 2018

Maverick Offers Driver Pay Increase for Temperature Control Division

Maverick Transportation announced another pay raise for its drivers, this time offering a 5-cent-per-mile increase for its over the road temperature control division drivers.

April 16, 2018

Comdata Offers OnRoad Card for Managing Fleet Spending

Comdata has introduced the Comdata OnRoad Card, a multipurpose fuel and driver funds card to help companies manage fleet spending.

March 30, 2018

Melton Truck Lines Hikes Company Driver Pay

Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., has announced pay increases for all of its company drivers and a performance-based bonus.

March 29, 2018

Most Transportation Companies Plan to Grow Workforce in 2018

HireRight's survey found that while the majority of transportation companies planned to increase their workforce in 2018, they were concerned about how difficult it was to find qualified candidates.

March 27, 2018

Driver Pay has Increased to Meet Freight Demand

A competitive market for truck drivers has caused driver pay to increase significantly as fleets look to meet increased demand for freight transportation services.

March 23, 2018

Are Truck Drivers Finally Getting the Attention They Deserve?

Motor carriers are turning down business because they don't have enough truck drivers. Yet the latest turnover numbers are down, and industry hiring is up. Many drivers, when they read articles about fleets facing a driver shortage, will tell you, it’s not a driver shortage, it’s a pay shortage. Are things changing?

March 19, 2018

Turnover Rate Declines but Driver Shortage Still a Concern

The driver turnover rate for truckload carriers fell in the final three months of 2017, but the rate remained 14 points higher than it was for the previous year.

March 14, 2018

Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers

Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

February 27, 2018

Hornady Transportation Offers Guaranteed Minimum Pay Program for Drivers

Hornady Transportation announced a new pay program offering its truck drivers a guaranteed weekly gross minimum pay.

February 26, 2018

Dot Transportation Offers Drivers Pay Increase

Dot Transportation says its fleetwide truck driver wage increase is the largest in company history.

February 14, 2018

American Central Transport Driver Raise Includes Detention Pay

American Central Transport has announced that it is increasing both contractor and company driver pay this month as well as implementing a new bonus for company drivers.

February 13, 2018

Milan Increases Pay for Company Drivers, Owner-Operators

Milan Supply Chain Solutions announced a pay increase for regional over-the-road truck drivers and independent contractors.

February 12, 2018

U.S. Xpress Offers $50,000 in Bonuses for Team Drivers

U.S. Xpress announced the TeamMax Bonus program for current and prospective team drivers, which offers $50,000 in bonuses and up to four weeks of paid vacation in a single year.

February 9, 2018

Boyd Bros. Offers Driver Sign-on Bonus and Per-Mile Pay Increase

Boyd Bros. Transportation has announced a new driver sign-on bonus and a two-cent per mile pay increase with a $1,000 weekly minimum pay guarantee.

January 30, 2018

Truckload Carriers Association Names 20 Best Fleets to Drive For

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in 2018, recognizing these fleets for providing exemplary work environments for their truck drivers and independent contractors.

January 30, 2018

Fleets Reach Out to Drivers With Better Per-Mile Pay

In an effort to attract and retain truck drivers, Southern Refrigerated Transport and KLLM both announced major per-mile pay increases.

January 16, 2018

Nussbaum Driver Pay Increase Addresses Common Driver Issues

Nussbaum Transportation announced a new driver pay increase that not only improves per-mile pay but also attempts to improve fairness, downtime penalties and other headaches drivers commonly face.

December 28, 2017

Roehl Transport to Increase Driver Pay Per Mile

Roehl Transport announced an increase in mileage pay for drivers operating under the company’s Your Choice Pay Plan, effective Feb. 4, 2018.

December 21, 2017

Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company

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.

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