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Driver sees wages synonymous with trucking safety

May
30,
2015
1

By Allen Smith Low wages, driver shortage, high driver turnover, low retention, poor recruiting practices, cheap freight, working without pay, low hiring standards and unskilled labor are just a few of the phrases you will hear included in any discussion … Continue reading

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Truck driver retention and the generation gap

Feb
22,
2015
13

Although nobody will dispute the role that the deregulation of the trucking industry in 1980 had on the truck driver retention problem, the fact remains that the industry itself remains as a major player in its continuance. As far back … Continue reading

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Is the Driver Shortage creating negligent hiring among carriers?

Dec
20,
2013
6

Being active in Social Media is time consuming, but the ability to share information with one another creates great benefits for all of us. While reading a thread on LinkedIn, I was going through a lot of the comments in … Continue reading

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Locating, Hiring and Retaining Quality CDL Drivers

Jul
10,
2012
1

  by Mike Reardon As any veteran professional driver will tell you, trucking has its challenges. Similarly to a professional pilot career, it begins with passion.  Professional pilots, way back when, pursued their career goal within an industry that fought … Continue reading

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The Profitability of Wellness

Apr
19,
2012
0

Contributed by:  Jeff Clark –Trucking Solutions Group Getting freight moved takes a chain.  We all know that it takes a shipper, a consignee, and a trucking company to get freight where it needs to be. The trucking company needs drivers, … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Shortage is Industry Created

Oct
7,
2010
3

By: Aubrey “Allen” Smith Truck driver shortage to reach 400,000 The main stream media needs to listen to truck drivers before reporting on a nation-wide shortage of drivers.   Reports of a truck driver shortage are now swelling to as high … Continue reading

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Retaining Truck Drivers Should be No Problem for Trucking Companies

Dec
9,
2009
6

Recently, concerning the problem for trucking companies to retain drivers within their employment, an industry leader commented that no trucking company wants a “revolving door.”   That statement is actually both true and false.  The many decent and well respected trucking … Continue reading

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Trucking Abuses Against Drivers Gaining Attention

Nov
11,
2009
2

  Dan Rather Reports Episode 2″ Trucker Talk” I have said many times that there exists good trucking companies and CDL schools within the United States.  There are also many success stories by both company drivers and owner operators.   When … Continue reading

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