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25

Jul

Carriers Ranking Shippers Based on Driver ‘Friendliness’

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Carriers are most swayed by how shippers affect them financially and operationally and most of the time that is rooted in how customers impact driver productivity, according to a survey

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17

Jul

Shortage Pushes Trucking to Accommodate Smaller Drivers

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As a 5-foot-2-inch woman, truck driver Lindy Hartsfield-Vasquez says she finds challenges when she hits the road.

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17

Jul

Trucking Headwinds Include Higher labour, Recruiting Costs

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Headwinds affecting trucking that included modest recovery growth along with the lack of acceleration in contract-rate increases are accompanied now by increased labor and recruiting overhead costs

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4

Jul

Star: Trucker Shortage To Cost Customers More for Goods

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The shortage of truck drivers in both Canada and the U.S. will eventually cause prices to rise for consumers if the situation isn’t resolved, reports the Windsor Star.

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27

Jun

Panel: Pay & Respect Keys to Attracting Drivers

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Generous unemployment benefits, stricter qualifications and fear of technology are just three reasons the pool of qualified truck drivers is shrinking,

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26

Jun

Recognizing Truck Driving as Skilled Occupation Key to Jobs Strategy

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Truck driving is a skilled occupation that should not be lumped in with burger flippers and other low wage/low skill jobs in order for the industry’s jobs strategy to work. Temporary foreign workers program won’t fix driver shortage, but essential to fill seats.

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