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July 16, 2015

J&R Schugel to Offer Drivers EpicVue DirecTV

The satellite TV package will be available for as many as 150 company and lease-purchase drivers and owner-operators as a pass-along benefit for $60 per month.

July 12, 2015

Is 'Abused Driver Syndrome' Rampant in the Industry?

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.

June 4, 2015

Omnitracs Offers Free Trial of Recruiting Model

Omnitracs is offering a six-month free trial of its custom Recruiting Model in celebration of the company’s 10-year anniversary.

May 20, 2015

9 Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Technicians

For many fleets the diesel technician shortage is already a reality. Here are nine things that will help you in your technician recruiting and retention efforts.

April 1, 2015

In Search of Owner-Operators

After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain them. Part 4 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

January 29, 2015

Drivers Prefer Percentage Split Over Other Payment Methods

Drivers are more satisfied with a percentage split pay compared to hourly or per mile methods, according to a recent study by Stay Metrics.

December 29, 2014

Con-way Truckload's Strategies for Success

When you have 2,600 trucks and nearly 3,000 professional drivers on the road you need to make sure that not only are your clients’ products making it to their destination on time, but that they are also making it there safely.

December 18, 2014

Satellite TV Package Designed For Truckers

EpicVue says it's the first to offer a premium in-vehicle satellite TV system packaged exclusively for fleets, marketing it as a driver recruiting and retention tool.

December 3, 2014

Trucking Industry Struggles to Replace Aging Workforce

The median driver age had risen significantly over the past two decades according to a new paper released by the American Transportation Research Institute that analyzed the demographics of driver age.

October 31, 2014

Automation: A Better Way to Recruit Drivers

Workflow management tools, analytics and behavioral assessment can make the hiring process easier and quicker.

October 17, 2014

Driver Turnover Increases, Recruiting Expected to Remain Tough

Driver turnover in the truckload sector continues to get worse, according to recently released figures, while a study of hard-to-fill occupations emphasizes the growing driver shortage.

October 7, 2014

ATA MC&E: Economy Improves, Driver Shortage Continues

SAN DIEGO -- American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello discussed the current freight levels, highlighting the fact that the ATA truck tonnage index hit a record high in August, before posing questions to this year's economic panel.

September 18, 2014

Trucker Indicted for Making False Statements

Failing to disclose previous accidents has led to a truck driver facing federal charges. Arnold Williams was indicted for false statements on a commercial driver employment application, according to release from the U.S. Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.

August 28, 2014

Survey: Pay Most Important for Drivers in Deciding Where to Work

A new survey asked thousands of truck drivers nationwide what makes them choose one job over another, and pay came out as the top reason, followed by the amount of time they get at home and then benefits.

August 26, 2014

HDT Fact Book: Drivers

August 11, 2014

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Truck Drivers

We don't have to tell you how important driver recruiting is to the success of your company — hiring truck drivers is priority No. 1 for nearly every transportation company. HNI shares some "don'ts" to keep in mind when recruiting drivers.

July 17, 2014

Trucking Now Releases Social-Employment Network for Trucking Industry

ChatterStack, a social-employment network designed to connect job seekers, employees and employers in the trucking industry was introduced Thursday by Trucking Now, Woodbridge, Conn.

July 1, 2014

Driver Shortage: Already Over the Cliff?

One fleet manager says the driver shortage is even worse than is publicly being reported, with rates going through the roof on some lanes, because both fleets and shippers want to maintain a competitive advantage.

May 21, 2014

Four Key Takeaways from HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit

HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit covered some of the pitfalls and best practices in the world of recruiting -- and retaining -- truck drivers.

April 23, 2014

5 Ways to Prevent Negligent Hiring Claims

With the ever-growing driver shortage looming, many motor carriers are lowering their hiring standards to fill their empty trucks. No company wants to turn down a job because they don’t have drivers to service the account.



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