Driver Retention

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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.

March 21, 2017

TruckRight Driver-Recruiting Tool Integrates with TMW Suite

TMW Systems has integrated its TMW.Suite transportation management solution with the TruckRight driver recruiting and retention system.

February 9, 2017

Dart Ups Long-Haul Driver Pay

Dart Transit has rolled out a pay increase for its over-the-road company truck drivers, the carrier announced.

February 7, 2017

TCA Launches Accreditation Program to Foster Professional Development

The Truckload Carriers Association has launched an accreditation initiative for truckload carriers to foster professional development to help carriers attract new people and create career paths as a retention tool.

January 26, 2017

Peterbilt Helping Texas Hauler Hit Target Zero

For Andrews Logistics, the quest to achieve a 100% safety record includes the purchase of 100 new Peterbilt 579 trucks featuring the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced braking system.

January 11, 2017

Surveys Yield Clues to Driver Satisfaction

Where can trucking companies improve driver satisfaction? It’s a question that has somewhat different answers for drivers at different stages of their careers with their employers.

January 10, 2017

CFI Appeals to Drivers With Better Pay and Tech

Truckload carrier CFI is investing in its drivers with a 2-cent per mile pay raise, improved home time policy, newer tractors, and upgraded technology,

December 22, 2016

How to Rehire Former Drivers to Improve Retention

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.

November 17, 2016

The Quest for Peace and Quiet

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

Driver Recruiting Company Tenstreet Receives ‘Significant Investment’

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 Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

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

TCA, CarriersEdge Seek Best Fleets to Drive For

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

Driver Retention Begins With Recruiting

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 Adds In-Cab Satellite TV Package for T680 Sleeper

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

Finding and Keeping Drivers in A. Duie Pyle's Dedicated Fleet Business

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

Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness

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

Carrier Offers 'Home Daily' Driving Opportunities

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.

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