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Driver Shortage

With tuitions skyrocketing maybe it’s not surprising that there seems to be some progress when it comes to young people recognizing that skilled trades are a viable and even preferable option when considering a career.

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How is the Growth of E-Commerce Affecting Trucking?

Some of the issues of most concern to the industry, such as the driver shortage, hours of service, and truck parking, are affected by the growth of e-commerce and omni-channel marketing. A new study by the American Transportation Research Institute analyzes these impacts.

Increased Truck Driver Pay Lowers Turnover Rates in 2018

ATA released its quarterly turnover rate numbers for the trucking industry, showing a decline of 11 percentage points in the third quarter for large truckload carriers. Increases to truck driver pay and a softening freight market were key to the lower turnover numbers.