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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
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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
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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

Trucking Industry Needs better Recruiting and CDL Training to Survive

Dec
3,
2010
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One of the most important issues to date is the pending effects that the soon government implemented CSA (formerly called CSA 2010) will have on the trucking industry. Many experts are anticipating a massive shortage of truck drivers within the … Continue reading

Motor Carriers Push Away Experienced Truck Drivers

Nov
12,
2010
12

By: Allen Smith With the CSA about to come out further for the trucking industry, motor carriers are stating how difficult it is to find qualified truck drivers.  According to many trucking companies and recruiters that we hear from and … Continue reading

Where have all the Qualified Truck Drivers gone?

Nov
10,
2010
12

Donna Smith The trucking industry appears to be in a panic claiming there is a shortage of qualified truck drivers. For years we’ve heard the claim, “Truck Driver Shortage,”  that’s nothing new, but  what does this new phrase  mean exactly, … Continue reading

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

Quality of Life for Truck Drivers

Jul
21,
2010
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The July, 2010 edition of Truckers News has a great article by Carolyn Magner and Misty Bell about the generation gap between the modern day truck drivers.  Looking at trucking through the eyes of veteran road warriors versus the “newbie” … Continue reading

The Driver Shortage, CDL Training, and CSA 2010- The Saga Continues

Apr
14,
2010
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by Allen Smith It’s no secret to everyone, drivers have been anticipating a lot of change and rumors of change within the trucking industry. First there is the infamous CSA 2010, the description and explanation of which can alter depending … Continue reading

Truck Driver Shortage – Here We Go Again

Feb
26,
2010
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Here we go again.  Talks about a major truck driver shortage is rearing its ugly head again.  Trucking companies are having such a difficult time filling truck driving job positions, even in this economy.  I wonder what all you CDL … Continue reading

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