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Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics
Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics

February 4, 2015
As far back as 1996, it was abundantly clear that the driver shortage as we knew it then was nothing compared to what we face today. The driver shortage...

The Driver Shortage: Make it Someone Else's Problem
The Driver Shortage: Make it Someone Else's Problem

November 11, 2014
Don't hold your breath waiting for someone or some group to come along with a way of solving trucking's labor crisis. It won't happen that way. The only...

Why drivers do not believe there's a driver shortage
Why drivers do not believe there's a driver shortage

September 5, 2013
Drivers are repeatedly reminded that they are in short supply, but Jim Park asks why the industry is not responding as it should to tight supply conditions.

The Parking Paradox
The Parking Paradox

May 7, 2013
There's a good reason we don't have enough parking spaces in this country, says Jim Park in his "On the Road" blog: Truckstop operators can't make any money...

Drivers Deserve Respect
Drivers Deserve Respect

May 3, 2013
Do you know what's lacking in trucking? Dignity. Simple dignity. If this sounds all soft and squishy, read on. I think I'll change your mind. A chance...

A shortage of pilots? Really?
A shortage of pilots? Really?

November 14, 2012
A shortage of pilots? Really? At least one influential aviation figure begs to differ. Retired airline captain-turned-aviation-analyst, Chesley "Sully"...