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How Trucking Fleets Can Find Success by Building a Diverse Workforce

How Trucking Fleets Can Find Success by Building a Diverse Workforce

Whether you’re talking about race or ethnicity, gender or sexual identification, religion or age, having a diverse workforce is not only the right and moral thing to do, it’s also good business. A recent panel discussion explored how trucking fleets can foster diversity and inclusion.

November 12, 2020

How Trucking Fleets are Running Lean to Survive COVID
Fighting Racism, Promoting Inclusion Starts with Listening [Commentary]
Q&A: How Schneider is Using Artificial Intelligence

Q&A: How Schneider is Using Artificial Intelligence

Schneider has been racking up the honors for its use of artificial intelligence, so we talked to Brian Stuelpner, Schneider vice president of strategy, planning and architecture, to learn more about AI and how the megafleet is using it in its everyday operations.

May 21, 2020

6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.

May 15, 2020

How On-Time Service, Cleanliness are Helping this Small Fleet through the Pandemic
$350,000 on Hand Sanitizer: How Werner is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

$350,000 on Hand Sanitizer: How Werner is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and distributing personal protective equipment, to a voluntary pay cut for senior management. An interview with Derek Leathers of Werner Enterprises.

April 22, 2020

Roadmaster Group: Communication Key During COVID-19

Roadmaster Group: Communication Key During COVID-19

“Our saying right now is, truckers are first responders. It doesn’t matter if it’s a disaster like a hurricane or a national emergency like this,” says John Wilbur, CEO of the Roadmaster Group, in describing his company’s efforts to support drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2020

12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.

January 2, 2020

Commentary: Make Your Voice Heard on Hours-Of-Service Proposal
Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

We spoke with Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, to get an update on how the changeover from AOBRDs to ELDs is going.

July 1, 2019

Q&A: IFDA Exec Talks Driver Issues and Food Distribution

Q&A: IFDA Exec Talks Driver Issues and Food Distribution

Any time you’re having a meal away from home, it’s been delivered by members of the International Foodservice Distributors Association. But its members are facing new challenges. Learn how it wants to address the driver shortage and more.

April 12, 2019

Why Small Carriers Have It So Tough

Why Small Carriers Have It So Tough

Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.

March 21, 2019

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.

December 21, 2018

Longtime Truck Driver Reflects on Being a Woman on the Road

Longtime Truck Driver Reflects on Being a Woman on the Road

When Stephanie Klang’s then-husband taught her to drive a truck in 1980, allowing her to escape the poverty she grew up in, she never expected that one day her likeness would be one of four women drivers featured on a special CFI tractor.

August 27, 2018