Recruit & Retain

Top techs: If you want to keep us, train us

The competition for top technician talent has never been hotter, and with stiff competition comes challenging retention rates. Pay, obviously, plays a role in getting and keeping techs on staff, but ...

Hourly pay for drivers is ‘financial suicide’ for TL carriers, exec says

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part 1 of CCJ's coverage from “All About the Driver”, a panel discussion Oct. 22 at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. ...

Truck drivers near top of ‘Hardest-to-Fill’ jobs for employers

It's not just your fleet that's having trouble hiring drivers, says a recent report from CareerBuilder, who ranked truck driver as the third "Hardest-to-Fill Position" in the country, based on ...

Driver turnover increases in first quarter of 2013

Driver turnover is pushing the 100 percent ceiling once again, according to the American Trucking Associations, as large truckload fleets in the first quarter of 2013 experienced a driver turnover ...

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Driver shortage garnering national attention

It's not the first national news outlet to give coverage to the looming driver shortage analysts predict the trucking industry will endure in the coming years, but it is the ...

Carriers favoring sign-on bonuses, performance-based driver pay

Nearly half of carriers are offering sign-on bonuses, compared to only 12 percent two years ago, consultant Gordon Klemp told trucking fleet executives today during the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium ...

TMW survey: fleets rank diversification, driver retention as top priorities

Truckload carriers rate service diversification and driver retention as their top priorities to stay profitable, according to TMW Systems’ first annual Transportation & Logistics Study – North America For-Hire Truckload ...