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Pay and benefits
Supply chain unaffected by 'Great Resignation'
Total compensation for supply chain jobs has increased by an average of 12%.
July 7, 2022
Trucking industry at a crossroads
As with other highly competitive spaces, like technology and nursing, diversity is the way forward in trucking.
June 15, 2022
How the government stole $4.8 trillion from truck drivers
Drivers are missing out on $95 billion of income each year that could be injected into the economy at a grassroots level.
June 13, 2022
Trucking can promote job inclusion and eliminate gender inequalities
The future of the trucking industry and solving driver shortages hinges on freight companies’ abilities to hire and entice more female workers.
June 7, 2022
All roads lead to pay
If the "driver shortage" has taught us anything it's that insufficient remuneration will cause driver retention problems.
May 25, 2022
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Starting a workplace savings plan for your trucking firm
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May 14, 2022
Two fleets announce driver pay increases
In addition to increasing driver pay, TFI International subsidiary CFI also announced it plans to purchase hundreds of new trucks and trailers this year. Also: Midwest Carriers boosting pay while lowering health insurance premiums.
February 4, 2022
Supply Chain and national security vulnerabilities rooted in driver pay methods
Over the past 40 years, truck drivers have increased productivity by two fold while earning about half the pay.
January 18, 2022
Trailer manufacturer expanding to increase intermodal chassis production
Stoughton Trailers is building a new facility in Texas and expects to be manufacturing chassis there by the second quarter this year. Also: J.B. Hunt paid nearly $10 million in appreciation bonuses last year.
January 4, 2022
Why we need to eliminate the overtime exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act to solve the driver shortage
When a driver is paid by the mile yet regulated by hour, there will be a natural disconnect as the financial incentives are constrained by the clock.
December 6, 2021
Company drivers value job stability, income, benefits over other factors, ATRI study finds
A recent survey into drivers' classification motivations from the American Transportation Research Institute found that boosting healthcare and retirement benefits could result in better recruiting and retention efforts for fleets.
December 1, 2021
Hiring drivers in difficult times
How an employee-friendly job market is upending how trucking companies attract and retain great teams.
November 23, 2021
Flatbed carrier institutes 5 cpm 'Driver Shortage Surcharge'
The Alabama-based carrier will pass on the surcharge to its drivers. Also: J.B. Hunt launches new transload service in New York metro area; Financing firm offering equipment financing for start-up businesses.
November 22, 2021
Maverick announces five benefits improvements for drivers
The Arkansas-based flatbed carrier is offering Holiday Pay, in-cab Wi-Fi and more. Also: Averitt Express recognized as Military Friendly Company; Montgomery Transport offering Appreciation Pay through January.
November 17, 2021
Lack of overtime pay a contributor to the driver shortage
The Fair Labor Standards Act guarantees overtime pay but it doesn't apply to motor carriers.
November 15, 2021
Transervice launches new LTL service | TA unveils upgrade plans, new travel center design
Transervice Integrated Solutions LTL division delivers both 3PL and 4PL logistics solutions. Also: United Road expands its Guaranteed Pay Benefit to all company drivers; TA shocases truck stop upgrade plan and new travel center design concepts; more.
October 21, 2021
Fleets see productivity drop after increasing driver pay
Large fleets have seen driver availability decrease after giving raises. Executives from the largest fleets shared this and other insights during the Truckload Carriers Association annual convention in Las Vegas.
September 30, 2021
Large fleet raises pay for independent contractors
Bay & Bay Transportation is giving contractors a 30 cpm boost in pay. Also: Echo Global Logistics acquired by private equity firm; California Freightliner and Western Star dealership upgrades facility; first Canadian fleet orders electric Kenworth T680E.
September 13, 2021
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Female employment in transportation on the rise
Women in key transportation decision-making roles are on the rise, part of an overall trend that's seeing more women enter the post-pandemic work force.
Health & wellness
Drivers can't rely on truckstops to fuel their bodies like they do their tanks
Recruiting & retention
Maine driver hopes her trucking competition win inspires young women to join the industry
Embark completes autonomous traffic stop with Texas law enforcement
Test drive: Western Star 57X
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