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Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage

Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage

The American Trucking Associations has long said there’s a severe driver shortage, driven by factors such as demographic changes and an overall tight work force. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association contends there’s really not a shortage – just a shortage of pay and an abundance of poor treatment. Now an article published by the U.S. Department of Labor has provided new fuel for debate.

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Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

Even private carriers are upping their game. Walmart recently revamped its hiring process with a...

With an industry-wide shortage of new truck drivers, it's tempting to just find and hire CDL holders as fast as they can be found. But one good way to hire better drivers, who stay longer, is to avoid hiring your turnover.

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How to Keep Drivers Happy

In 2017, UPS package car driver Tom Camp was honored as the company’s longest tenured safe...

Since fleet drivers spend most of their workdays on the road, they may feel more detached from their companies. Managers can help drivers feel more connected by offering opportunities for them to communicate their opinions, participate in company discussions, and take part in incentive programs.