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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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Trucking Social Media Speaker Jeff Barker

May
19,
2013
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One of the key speakers this year presenting at the 2013 Trucking Social Media Convention will be Jeff Barker; professional driver, columnist, health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Jeff will have the task of addressing the topic this year, Truck Driver … Continue reading

Breaking Down Barriers to the Truck Driver Shortage

Aug
8,
2012
1

By:  Allen Smith The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) states that the United States is headed for a truck driver shortage of 200,000 to 400,000 drivers within the next couple of years. Yet as of August 31, 2006, the Commercial Driver’s … Continue reading

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

Real Solutions to the Truck Driver Shortage

Jul
5,
2012
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For the first quarter of 2012, the truck driver turnover rate has climbed to 90% which reflects a 51% increase since the same time period from 2010.  Motor carriers are once again being reported as “scrambling” for qualified CDL truck … Continue reading

Rich Wilson Presents “CDL Training and the Truck Driver Shortage” at 2012 Truck Driver Convention

May
6,
2012
1

Regulatory expert Rich Wilson joins the “Circle of Trust” for his 2nd year. The 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino, kicking off with a reception on the evening … Continue reading

Truck Driver Retention Rate is Industry Controlled

May
1,
2012
5

By:  Allen Smith The American Trucking Association provides updated reports as the truck driver turnover rate rises, explaining that it is a good sign for the industry.  The reason most often given is that it is due to higher freight … Continue reading

The Profitability of Wellness

Apr
19,
2012
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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

Qualifed Driver Shortage Linked to CDL Training Standards

Mar
30,
2011
1

What has always been termed as a truck driver shortage, is now being referred to as a shortage of qualified drivers.  It is a manipulation of words in order to achieve the success of a particular agenda.  A shortage of … Continue reading

Military Vets Could be Answer to Truck Driver Shortage

Dec
9,
2010
5

With much of the industry talking about a truck driver shortage due to the impending CSA release, any such shortage is the direct result of former and past practices by the industry itself.   Practices that we have pointed out … Continue reading

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