Driver Retention

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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.

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.

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