Driver Retention

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Driver Retention, Trucking Industry

Survey Shows Private Carriers Attract and Keep Industry’s Top Drivers

Recently, we noted how the removal of CSA scores from public view has been a double-edged sword because it leaves carriers with one less way to measure how they stack up against their peers. Well, if you’re a private fleet, the National Private Truck Council offers a benchmarking survey report that may provide you a…

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Driver Retention

How Weigh Station Bypass Can Help You Recruit and Retain Drivers

Recruiting and retaining drivers can be an uphill battle. But if you’re the owner or manager of a fleet, or if you’re responsible for recruiting new drivers for your company, more than likely you’ve experienced just how difficult it is. You likely know about the industry’s chronic shortage of drivers and high turnover rates. You’re…

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Competition for New Drivers May Intensify

Driver Retention

ATA Chief Economist Predicts Competition for New Drivers May Intensify

Unemployment is falling. Job openings are rising. Single family housing starts are doing well. And on average Americans have recently experienced a higher growth in real disposal income, closer to 3%. That growth is nearly double the 1.6 percent average annual growth in real disposable income from 2007 to 2010. Bob Costello, ATA’s chief economist,…

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Driver Retention, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Mentoring For Women in Trucking

Women in Trucking Award Winner Stresses Importance of Mentoring Only 5.8 percent of truck drivers working in the United States in 2014 were women, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S. Department of Labor. That’s lower than the percentage of female construction managers or mechanical engineers. In addition, women only comprise a…

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Driver Retention

Drivewyze Helps Drivers Stay On the Road Earning Money

For drivers living paycheck-to-paycheck, inconsistent pay can make it difficult for them to stay with the same company, according to Gordon Klemp, president and CEO of the National Transportation Institute (NTI). A recent article published on the Heavy Duty Trucking web site, truckinginfo.com,  discussed how some carriers address driver wages to improve recruiting and retention….

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Driver Retention, Truck Drivers

American Trucker Magazine Provides Great Advice on Driver Pay and Bill of Lading

If you didn’t get a chance to see the July 2015 issue of American Trucker, you should take a look at this story written by business editor Timothy Brady entitled “Unraveling the percentage pay mystery.” The story is about driver pay and trucking companies allowing drivers to view the bill of lading when they’re paid…

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