February 19, 2016 - Industry News
Rim Yurkus, co-founder, president and CEO of Strategic Programs, died last month, according to representatives of his company.
Tags: Research, Obituary, Recruiting, Employee Retention, Trend Analysis
January 7, 2016 - Product News
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.
Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention
July 16, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Drivers, Recruiting, Driver Shortage
June 4, 2015 - Product News
Omnitracs is offering a six-month free trial of its custom Recruiting Model in celebration of the company’s 10-year anniversary.
Tags: Technology, Recruiting, Analytics, Driver Retention, Omnitracs
January 29, 2015 - Industry News
Drivers are more satisfied with a percentage split pay compared to hourly or per mile methods, according to a recent study by Stay Metrics.
Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention, Stay Metrics
December 3, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Drivers, Driver Shortage, ATRI, Recruiting, Research
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Drivers, Recruiting, Driver Turnover
October 7, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Recruiting, Bob Costello, Driver Retention, ATA MC&E
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, Recruiting, Safety & Compliance
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Recruiting, Retention, National Retail Systems
February 12, 2014 - Industry News
New research examining the safety impact of simulator training for truck drivers concludes it provides benefits for only up to a year.
Tags: Drivers, Driver Training, Recruiting, Safety & Compliance
August 28, 2013 - Industry News
Highly successful companies use distinct practices in building their workforces and offer more benefits to recruit and retain drivers when compared to all other trucking companies, according to new research in the 2013 Texas Trucking Industry Study.
Tags: Drivers, Texas, Recruiting, Retention
July 24, 2013 - Industry News
More than a third of hiring managers currently have positions that have remained open for 12 weeks or longer, according to new research by the online lob listing service CareerBuilder. Among the hardest to fill are slots for truck drivers.
Tags: Drivers, Recruiting
May 3, 2013 - Industry News
Arkansas-based USA Truck added a driver recruiting website exclusively for military veterans. Called "We Hire Heroes" and located at www.HiringMilitaryDrivers.com, this new site is designed to make the transition to civilian employment easier for military personnel.
Tags: Drivers, Military, Recruiting, Veterans, USA Truck
April 9, 2013 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress will pay $2.75 million as part of a settlement stemming from a federal court case over claims that it did not provide required discloses about background checks to those applying for truck driving jobs.
Tags: U.S. Xpress, Litigation, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Drivers, Recruiting
April 8, 2013 - Industry News
Landair Transport, Greenville, Tenn., announced plans to give professional owner operators the opportunity to be a bigger part of its team.
Tags: Drivers, Recruiting, Owner-Operators
February 7, 2013 - Industry News
Twenty trucking companies from across North America have been named the 2013 Best Fleets to Drive Forby the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge.
Tags: TCA, Drivers, Recruiting, Retention
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