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Recruiting & retention
Applying to drive for a fleet should be easy and fast
The goal of a good web presence is to drive traffic to a carrier's website, allowing them collect prospective drivers' information.
February 16, 2021
Liquid Trucking secures drivers with new tech, hourly pay
Liquid Trucking is aiming for growth in 2021 with large investments in technology and hourly driver pay.
January 18, 2021
Recruiting & retention
Driver happiness begins with trust
Showing appreciation to drivers and empowering them to play a leading role in their own safety and improvement has never been more important.
January 17, 2021
Former Swift CEO: The driver shortage is back — but this time it’s different
With OTR driver counts hitting their lowest since Sep. 2012, former Swift CEO offers his advice to carriers on how to handle driver shortages here on CCJ.
November 23, 2020
Tech roundup: new developments aim to improve driver experience
Technology news from the past week shows a heightened focus by fleets and vendors to improve the work experience for drivers. See CCJ for more details.
September 25, 2020
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Fleets go digital to hire, train drivers remotely during coronavirus
The coronavirus crisis has increased demand for technology that can help fleets digitize the truck driver training and hiring process. Learn more on CCJ.
April 27, 2020
Words with meaning: Trimble using ‘sentiment analysis’ to predict driver turnover
See how a new 'sentiment analysis' feature in Trimble Transportation's Driver Retention model gives fleets a better understanding of truck driver intentions.
April 6, 2020
DriverReach creates automated ‘drip’ recruiting tool
The new Cadence to creates conversations with potential drivers and tracks engagement metrics.
January 21, 2020
Commentary: Trucking’s growing more diverse — and fleet culture should reflect that
Tim Hindes, CEO of Stay Metrics, recommends that carriers diversify their non-driving workforce.
December 18, 2019
California’s A.B. 5 law fuels demand for driver leasing services
Contracted Driver Services, based in Goodyear, Ariz., has seen business demand increase significantly in California and nationwide since launching a new technology platform that makes it possible to provide customers with drivers on demand.
December 1, 2019
Stay Metrics research finds why drivers most likely to give referrals
Stay Metrics research shows that how accurately carriers communicate pay issues to drivers is the main catalyst for their willingness to give referrals.
November 20, 2019
Driver shortage still the top issue for truckload carriers
According to ATRI's Top Industry Issues for 2019, driver shortage took the top spot for the fourth year in a row. More details on CCJ.
October 7, 2019
Luma recognized with Stevie Award for driver training program
Luma Brighter Learning was named a finalist in the Company of the Year category for the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
October 4, 2019
New research shows top reasons drivers leave within 90 days
Stay Metrics analyzed response data and text feedback from surveys completed by drivers to find reasons they leave in the first 90 days. Learn more on CCJ.
October 1, 2019
ES expands recruiting efforts for truck ownership program
The company plans for the expansion to support the growth of truck ownership opportunities and business support programs for members.
September 26, 2019
Economist: Trucking has a turnover problem, not a driver shortage
Indeed, there’s a large issue of driver turnover, said economist Kristen Monaco. And there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence of carriers struggling to fill seats. But that doesn’t mean there’s a labor shortage, Monaco argues. What’s largely perceived as a labor shortage is in fact a retention issue, with heavy recruiting efforts by fleets contributing to the persistently high turnover rates.
September 11, 2019
Paper Transport strategy pays off with 35% reduction in driver turnover
After conducting an extensive search and evaluation of driver training products, Paper Transport chose DRIVE FIRST from Luma Brighter Learning.
September 3, 2019
Industry leaders talk future; ATA economist predicts ‘bloodbath’ next 18 months
A panel of industry executives agreed the driver shortage is the most immediate concern and were skeptical about the future of autonomous trucks.
August 28, 2019
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New tech creates 'sharing economy' for fleets
Fleets are using new online platforms to collaborate, even with competitors, to find new markets for unused trailer space and equipment.
Digitizing paper for trucking success
The toughest 15 states for lights violations, one of the 2021 Roadcheck emphases
Pete's refreshed 579 all-in on aero, tech
Goodyear and ConMet to Offer Fleets the Commercial Tire Industry's First
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Take Control of Toll: How Violations Work and How to Minimize Fleet Impact
With the rapid adoption of cashless tolling across the country and the associated benefit in transponder deployment for operations and the company’s bottom line, it is now more important than ever for fleets to develop an informed toll management strategy