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22

May

WSJ: Trucking Coming Up Short in Search for Young Drivers

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The Wall Street Journal recently chronicled the growing shortage of truck drivers and how replacing the aging driver pool with new faces is a challenging mission

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22

May

Top 10 Things Shippers Can Do to Keep Carriers

In commemoration of late night legend David Letterman signing off this week after 33 years, here’s a top 10 list of Things Shippers Should Do for Carriers

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8

May

A Woman Trucker’s Take on the Driver Shortage

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HDT profiles the female half of a Canadian husband-and-wife driving team who shares some interesting advice on recruiting women drivers

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17

Apr

Driver Shortage Spilling Over Into Intermodal

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The truck driver shortage has jumped tracks and may be the biggest threat to intermodal growth, reports JOC

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16

Apr

Some Things You Might Not Know About the Driver Shortage

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One reason the driver shortage is so acute right now is that between 2007 to 2011 trucking literally recruited no new drivers. As in zero.

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10

Apr

A 20-something’s View on Recruiting Nextgen Drivers

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How carriers who find it difficult to attract a younger pool of nextgen drivers can learn more about their target demographic

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6

Apr

Driver Turnover Gap Narrows

Driver turnover at US truckload fleets dropped 1% in the fourth quarter of 2014, to 96%.

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6

Apr

Operation Upgrade Survey Update: The Good & Bad Pt. 1

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Truck drivers say that many shipping facilities need to do a better job of turning around drivers in a reasonable timeframe and removing waste from the system

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19

Mar

CTA Welcomes Transport Minister’s Support For Key Safety Initiatives

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CTA is hailing today’s declaration of support from federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt for the introduction of electronic logging devices and roll stability

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19

Mar

Drivers the Foundation of Fleets’ Safety Culture

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A healthy safety culture helps a trucking company recruit better, safer and more professional drivers, says Bison’s Rob Penner,

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