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Recruit & Retain

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

Technicians taking part in the Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo this week say regular training is one of the biggest attractions to a job.

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

Mileage-based pay cannot be abandoned, a panel of fleet executives agreed Tuesday, but the system must be adjusted to compensate truck drivers for the time ...

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" ...

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 ...

Driver shortage garnering national attention

CNN Money is the latest national news outlet to cover the looming driver shortage and the impact of changing hours-of-service rules.

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 ...

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 ...