Driver Retention

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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.

December 19, 2017

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

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.

December 8, 2017

Driver Turnover up at Large Truckload Fleets

The driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose five percentage points in the third quarter to an annualized rate of 95%, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello.

November 27, 2017

J&R Schugel Offers $15K Signing Bonus for Experienced Drivers

Minnesota-based J&R Schugel has announced a $15,000 sign-on bonus for experienced over- the-road drivers who join the carrier before the end of the year.

November 20, 2017

CFI Offers New Compensation Package for Experienced Drivers

The Experienced Driver package is designed to reward professional drivers working with CFI or another over-the-road trucking company.

November 16, 2017

Commentary: It's Time to Think About Hourly Pay

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.

October 20, 2017

Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers

Several fleets have announced pay and benefit increases for drivers as the industry keeps trying to address the driver shortage.

September 13, 2017

Can a Fleet of Many Colors Help Recruit and Retain Drivers?

In the quest to attract and retain drivers, these three trucking companies have found that a fleet of colorful tractors is one stepping stone on the path to success. Learn why in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.

September 5, 2017

Nominations Open for 10th Annual Best Fleets to Drive For Contest

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are once again seeking nominations for the 10th annual Best Fleets to Drive For, a list of companies that are honored for focusing on workplace culture and commitment to drivers.

August 20, 2017

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically tailored to specific driving situations.

August 2, 2017

Maverick Offers Bonus For Experienced Drivers

Maverick Transportation is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to entice experienced drivers to the company.

July 26, 2017

How the Right Training Can Help Promote Trucking as a Profession

Ongoing training is an important element of advancement in most professions. Yet all too often in our industry, truckers view training as punishment. Deborah Lockridge talks with one company about how online training can make a difference.

July 17, 2017

Commentary: Large and Small, Fleets Focus on the Driver

At Halvor and Swift, a focus has been placed on the driver to improve retention, writes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

July 12, 2017

SRT Ups Driver Pay, Paid Vacation Time

Southern Refrigerated Transport announced a new compensation package for its drivers that includes new pay increases and increased paid vacation time.

June 15, 2017

Q&A: Swift's New Driver Engagement VP

Swift Transportation's new vice president of driver engagement talks about how the truckload giant plans to make sure its drivers are truly its "driving force."

June 13, 2017

Swift Names VP of Driver Engagement

Swift Transportation has promoted Scott Barker to vice president of driver engagement, a newly formed role at the company, in charge of providing support for the company's drivers.

May 22, 2017

Private Fleet Awards $1.8M to its Safest Drivers

Gemini Motor Transport, the fuel hauling fleet for Love’s Travel Stops, has awarded $1.8 million in bonuses to 78 of its safest drivers.

April 6, 2017

Program Trains Trucking Execs on Driver Retention

Risk Reward Consulting is offering advanced executive leadership training programs called Drivers Are First, designed to help carrier companies build an intelligent driver retention system and reduce turnover.

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