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15

Jan

OTA Launches Significant TV Ad Campaign Celebrating Drivers

60-sec commercial celebrates truck drivers; their role in economy and society

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4

Jan

The Next Big Thing in Trucking: Female drivers

Confronting a severe shortage of drivers, U.S. companies have begun turning to a little-tapped labor pool: women

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18

Dec

Kriska Partners with Major Shipper to Create ‘Safe Haven’ Parking Program

Kriska Transportation Group and one of its major customers have done more than just talk about carrier-shipper collaboration. The Prescott, Ont.-based carrier successfully completed a pilot project Unilever that provides overnight parking for truck drivers. Kriska President Mark Seymour recently unveiled the details of the program at a recent OTA board meeting and as Truck […]

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10

Dec

‘Customer of Choice’ Communication Package a Big Hit!

OTA’s Operation Upgrade ‘Customer of Choice’ media package is getting rave reviews among carriers and progressive shippers.

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10

Dec

OTA Biz Survey: Umbrellas Out as Freight Economy Forecast Glooms

Weak freight conditions affect domestic volumes/rates, but US lane conditions holding up well

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19

Nov

Article : ‘Customer of Choice’ Trend Picking Up Momentum

Better collaboration between carriers, shippers and supply chain partners is leading to more “driver-friendly freight” and higher yields or all parties.

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19

Nov

Operation Upgrade: Becoming a ‘Customer of Choice’ Starts at the Top!

The truck driving profession is facing a shortage crisis in Canada. And the manner in which truck drivers are treated at facilities is one reason why.

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22

Oct

Poll: Trucking Scores High with US Public

A new nationwide poll indicates Americans look favorably on how truckers drive – especially when compared to car drivers – and see trucking as essential to driving the economy.

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14

Oct

WSJ: Competition High For Drivers

Average truck driver pay in the U.S. is up 17% in less than two years, as freight haulers fight to meet hiring needs, reports the Wall Street Journal:

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9

Oct

ATA: Qualified Truck Driver Shortage Worsening

The shortage of truck drivers in the U.S. could expand further due to industry growth and a retiring workforce

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