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The more unpaid hours you work, the less valued you are

Oct
28,
2016
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We have been enduring a Driver shortage for 30yrs now that I am aware of. We have also seen 100% turnover rates for as long as I can remember! Could it be that the Drivers shortage is a profitable business … Continue reading

Empty Seats: A Trucker Strike of a Different Kind

Oct
21,
2014
3

The infamous truck driver shortage has been a continual news story for at least the past two to three decades as noted in this article from February of 1990: Driver Shortage Spurs Company Incentive Plans. This particular article from nearly … Continue reading

Top Four Reasons Qualified Truck Drivers Call It Quits

Mar
20,
2013
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For the past thirty years, the turnover rate among truck drivers and the problems associated with motor carriers retaining drivers have been studied by the industry. Over a span of at least three decades, the second largest industry in the … Continue reading

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

Truck Driver Jobs

Jan
22,
2009
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There is still talk about the truck driver shortage in our country. The shortage of over the road truck drivers have been an on-going topic for years. Truck driver jobs have become harder to come by in recent months, mainly … Continue reading

Truck Driving Schools – Are They a Part of the Driver Shortage?

Sep
28,
2008
0

We all know about the driver shortage, right?  Just not enough drivers to handle the amount of freight that needs to be moved.  What’s the truth about the driver shortage?  Take advantage of downloading the chapter from my book, “The … Continue reading

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