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COVID-19 Leads to Truckload Turnover Plunge in Q2

According to the American Trucking Associations, COVID-19 has severely impacted the annualized turnover rate at large and small truckload carriers, which experienced double digit declines in the second quarter of 2020.

Report: Driver Turnover Hit All-Time Low in Q1

According to a recent report from Stay Metrics, while driver turnover rates spiked early in the first quarter of 2020, they soon began trending down and dropped to all-time lows in March.

Truckload Fleets Suffer Highest Turnover Rate Since 2018

The turnover rate at large truckload fleets – those with more than $30 million in annual revenue – jumped nine points-- marking the largest quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2016-- to an annualized rate of 96%.

Driver Shortage: Yes or No?

The driver shortage is a touchy subject. Some say it's just the turnover of truckers finding better jobs at other fleets. Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood thinks there may be more to it than that.

Cargo Transporters Looks for Drivers Closer to Home

Cargo Transporters has launched a new driver recruiting and retention initiative called the Acres of Diamonds… Focus on Home Program that will allow drivers to be closer to home when they finish a shift or have downtime in their schedules.

Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

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.