November 17, 2016
Noise, Vibration & Harshness is something manufacturers try very hard to engineer out of their products, but it’s often like a game of whack-a-mole. Once you solve one problem, another shows up.
November 16, 2016
Tenstreet, a web-based provider of driver recruiting software and workflow solutions, has received what it calls a significant investment from Spectrum Equity, a growth equity firm.
September 12, 2016
Omnitracs says its new ELD Driver Retention Model can analyze the data provided by electronic logs to help predict which truck drivers are most likely to quit, helping fleets pinpoint retention efforts.
September 6, 2016
The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are looking for trucking companies that stand out for exceptional workplace environments, compensation and benefits, company culture and perks for its annual Best Fleets to Drive For list.
July 22, 2016
You want to develop a satisfied workforce of drivers who view their employer as a committed partner rather than the highest bidder at the moment. It’s not easy. It requires not just the efforts of the recruiting department, but the engagement of top management.
July 6, 2016
Kenworth has added a factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option for new T680 76-inch sleepers to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service.
June 17, 2016
A. Duie Pyle's Customized Solutions Group aims to take the headaches of running a private fleet off of customers' hands. We talked to the head of CSG to learn more about how it deals with the driver shortage.
June 15, 2016
Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical procedures.
May 25, 2016
Dry-van carrier West Side Transport has opened a terminal in Columbus, Ohio, that will serve as a base for its fleet of “home daily” drivers.
May 19, 2016
Boasting a turnover rate as low as 33%, Tribe Express’ roster includes veteran truckers between 50 and 60 years old, as well as an increasing number of younger (age 28 to 35) and female drivers.
May 12, 2016
With a worsening driver shortage looming over the trucking industry, a HireRight survey has found that lack of home time and health issues are two leading causes of driver turnover.
February 2, 2016
Iowa-based flatbed carrier TMC Transportation has ordered 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s as part of a multi-year agreement.
January 27, 2016
Carriers can improve the productivity and performance of drivers by meeting their requests to take time off, according to the results of a recent study conducted by Stay Metrics.
January 7, 2016
A digital referral feature has been added to WorkHound’s driver recruiting and retention platform, allowing drivers to refer possible new hires through the WorkHound app.
December 14, 2015
From the economy to driver recruitment and retention, there will be several familiar faces in the trends to follow closely in the new year.
October 12, 2015
Large carriers lead the trucking industry on several key metrics including per-mile rates, driver retention, and revenue-per-driver, according to a recent survey conducted by transportation consultation firm Katz, Sapper & Miller.
September 17, 2015
Want drivers who not only stay with your company long-term, but also go the extra mile to make sure it succeeds? The key may be “employee engagement.”
August 18, 2015
Drivers can now record a TV show while the truck is in motion with EpicVue's new inMotion option.
July 14, 2015
C.R. England is adding nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to its fleet over the next few months, with tenured solo and team drivers and million miler drivers receiving the trucks first.
July 12, 2015
When Tony Keller went to work for Oregon-based Combined Transport he had a hard time understanding why turnover was so high. Learn what he did in Deborah Lockridge's "All That's Trucking" blog.
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