May 12, 2016 - Industry News
With a worsening driver shortage looming over the trucking industry, a HireRight survey has found that lack of home time and health issues are two leading causes of driver turnover.
Tags: Driver Health, Survey, Driver Shortage, Driver Retention
May 10, 2016 - Industry News
In the past 12 months, truckload carriers have been facing declining equipment utilization despite solid financial gains driven by a better rate environment, according to TMW Systems’ latest Transportation & Logistics Study.
Tags: Utilization, Survey, TMW Systems, Logistics
The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for carriers to participate in its annual update to the Operational Costs of Trucking Report.
Tags: Operating Costs, Survey, ATRI
May 3, 2016 - Industry News
Recently surveyed truck fleets are not reporting “doom and gloom” despite a slowing industry environment and a desire for more freight by some, according to the Q2 CK Commercial Vehicle Research Fleet Sentiment Report.
Tags: Research, Survey, CK Commercial Vehicle Research
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
The majority of Americans would support road-usage fees to help fund transportation costs, according to a recent opinion survey by infrastructure solutions firm HNTB.
Tags: Taxes, Survey, Infrastructure Funding, User Fees
February 12, 2016 - Industry News
Driver wage increases may be limited by slowdown in freight in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a carrier survey by Transport Capital Partners.
Tags: Survey, Freight, Transport Capital Partners, Driver Pay
February 2, 2016 - Industry News
Truck fleets surveyed in mid-January feel like business is pretty solid, but many are in a wait-and-see mode when it comes to planning to add capacity this year.
Tags: Survey, CKCVR
November 2, 2015 - Industry News
As many as 76% of fleets expect their upcoming heavy-duty truck orders to match what was purchased in 2015, with a few fleets planning an increase.
Tags: Economy, Survey, Truck Orders, Trailer Orders
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
Over a quarter of large fleets say data analysis is reducing operating costs by at least $4,000 annually per truck, according to a recent survey by Fleet Advantage.
Tags: Operating Costs, Survey, Fleet Advantage, Analytics, Big Data
October 12, 2015 - Industry News
Large carriers lead the trucking industry on several key metrics including per-mile rates, driver retention, and revenue-per-driver, according to a recent survey conducted by transportation consultation firm Katz, Sapper & Miller.
Tags: Survey, Revenues, Driver Retention, Freight Rates, KSM
September 28, 2015 - Industry News
Heavy Duty Trucking is extending the deadline for nominations to be a part of the 2015 Top 50 Green Fleets to Oct. 6.
Tags: Green Fleets, Survey, Awards, Top 50 Green Fleets
September 21, 2015 - Industry News
Truck drivers are most interested in being able to reserve a parking space near major metropolitan areas. But nearly half of those recently surveyed are unwilling to pay to reserve any space.
Tags: Survey, ATRI, Truck Parking
September 9, 2015 - Industry News
Heavy Duty Trucking wants to identify some of the "greenest" fleets in the country for our 2015 Top Green Fleets issue and at the same time learn more about our nation's fleets.
August 4, 2015 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute has launched its 2015 Top Industry Issues Survey, which ranks the trucking industry’s biggest concerns.
Tags: Survey, ATRI, Industry Concerns
July 9, 2015 - Industry News
Labelmaster has released the findings of a survey it conducted of shipping executives that reveals their frustrations with confusing hazardous materials regulations.
Tags: Regulations, Survey, Shippers, Hazmat
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
GE Capital has released a national survey of middle-market trucking company executives examining the financial performance, operational issues and economic outlook of trucking businesses.
Tags: GE Capital, Industry Research, Survey
May 7, 2015 - Industry News
Fourteen fleets achieved fuel savings of $477 million in 2014 by adopting a variety of fuel efficiency technologies according to an annual study from the NACFE.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Fleet Efficiency, Survey, NACFE
April 16, 2015 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking participation from carriers to update its 2014 Operational Costs of Trucking report.
April 3, 2015 - Industry News
TMW Systems’ 2014 Transportation and Logistics Study, with data and analysis on driver retention, rising rates, utilization, maintenance and other industry issues, is now available.
Tags: Survey, TMW Systems, Logistics, Truckload
April 1, 2015 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute is researching truck parking and truck parking reservation systems through a new survey of drivers. Drivers can take the survey through the end of April.
March 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration has begun notifying select truck and bus companies to submit drug and alcohol testing program results for its annual survey.
Tags: FMCSA, Drug Testing, Survey, Alcohol Testing
January 8, 2015 - Product News
American Trucking Associations has released its 2014 Driver Compensation Study. Due to competition for drivers, it found, as much as 50% of truckload carriers are now offering sign-on bonuses as a way to attract new drivers.
Tags: ATA, Survey, Driver Shortage, Driver Pay
January 6, 2015 - Industry News
A shortage of experienced drivers means carriers are hesitant to increase capacity, despite rising carrier costs and rates, according to the quarterly Transport Capital Partners Survey. Expect increases in driver wages this year as a result.
Tags: Survey, Driver Shortage, Transport Capital Partners, Driver Pay
December 16, 2014 - Industry News
A recent survey from Transport Capital Partners took a simple approach to assessing respondents’ industry outlook by simply asking: Is trucking starting to be fun again?
Tags: Survey, TCP, Transport Capital Partners
December 9, 2014 - Industry News
Trucks accounted for 73.1% of the total value of commodities shipped in 2012 with a worth of more than $10 trillion, according to a U.S. Census Bureau survey.
Tags: Economy, Survey, Freight, Freight shipments
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