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28

Jul

Can Researchers ID the ‘Perfect’ Trucker?

Project attempts to show young CDL holders can be as safe as older drivers could also identify traits that make a ‘perfect’ truck driver regardless of age

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24

Jul

Could Retirees Help Ease Driver Shortage?

A survey finds that workers expect to retire at age 68 – a full decade later than when current retirees left the work force

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10

Jul

Trucking Gets a ‘Breather’ But Capacity Storm Brewing

The under-capacitated trucking industry appears to be getting a chance to catch its breath, but by 2017 there could be an unprecedented shortage of drivers

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8

Jul

Carrier Sums Up Detention Math for Shippers

A whitepaper asks shippers to think of a driver’s time as an hourglass – “a perishable commodity which is continually diminishing”

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2

Jul

Poor Roads Aggravating Driver Shortage?

A new survey indicates that the worsening roadway conditions may be contributing to the driver shortage, largely as delays affect driver earnings.

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30

Jun

Companies Aim to Make Trucking More Welcoming to Women Drivers

With trucking facing a growing driver shortage in North America, many companies are looking for ways to help make the industry more attractive to women drivers and potential new recruits.

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25

Jun

State of Logistics: Despite Serious Capacity Crunch, Rates Only ‘Steady’

Last year was the “best year for the supply chain industry since the Great Recession” but serious concern over the truck driver shortage persist

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16

Jun

Fortune Mag: Trucking Labour Crisis Costing Everyone

High turnover rates, increased operating costs, and recruitment obstacles have all contributed to the current shortage of between 35,000 and 40,000 truck drivers in the U.S.

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9

Jun

Trucking HR Canada Announces Top Fleet Employers

Trucking HR Canada recently announced the winners of its Top Fleet Employers program, a list that is made of up predominately of OTA and CTA member carriers.

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5

Jun

Shipper: What’s ‘Good for Drivers is Good For Business’

How a few shippers are trying to improve the experience for carriers and drivers in the age of the driver shortage

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