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Update 2016 – Truck driver Supply and Demand Gap CPCS Final Report. Click Here...

CTA Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Driver Shortage Report. Click Here...

Update 2016 – Truck driver Supply and Demand Gap CPCS Final Report

Posted on January 9th 2017

Update 2016 – Truck driver Supply and Demand Gap CPCS Final Report Canada could experience a shortage of 25,000 to 33,000 for-hire truck drivers by 2020, disrupting not only the trucking industry, but the Canadian economy and ultimately affecting the well-being of consumers as well. The findings reflect what the industry has been warning for […]

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Trucking Employers Guide: Successful Ways to Find and Keep Employees

Posted on June 13th 2013

To assist employers, the BC Trucking Association has created a “best practices” guide in consultation with a group of motor carriers and their employees, outlining what sort of strategies have worked for them, with links to dozens of related resources and articles

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Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Drivers

Posted on May 15th 2013

This report addresses two important issues for the renewal of the trucking industry’s workforce:

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CTA Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Driver Shortage Report

Posted on March 21st 2013

The Report (April 2012) A new, eye-opening report by the Canadian Trucking Alliance is arguably the most comprehensive and honest attempt to tackle the burning questions surrounding motor carriers’ biggest operational concern — the impending shortage of qualified commercial drivers in Canada and some ground breaking new ideas to try and fix it. 120402-Report of […]

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Canada’s Fastest Growing Jobs

Posted on March 14th 2013

Economic Modelling Specialist International (Dec. 2012): Analyst for Canada offers a wide range of data on hundreds of occupations and industries, from the national level to the Census Subdivision. The report breaks down occupation classifications and calculates what the best-paying, fastest-growing jobs in Canada were in 2012, and where they’re growing the fastest. Read Full […]

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Canada Tackles Its Driver Shortage

Posted on March 14th 2013

Journal of Commerce (2012) Wondering where to find a trucking industry task force that’s trying to tackle the so-called driver shortage? Look north. The Canadian Trucking Alliance formed a “blue ribbon task force” in 2011 to investigate the root causes of driver hiring and retention problems north of the border and come up with solutions. […]

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The Driver Shortage – Special Report

Posted on March 14th 2013

Journal of Commerce (Aug 2012): Is today’s shortage truly a demographic lack of available qualified drivers, or is it a market shortage created by comparatively low pay and unsatisfactory working conditions? How will federal regulations governing licensing, medical testing, safety enforcement and how long drivers may work affect demand and supply? Unless trucking companies, logistics […]

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How the Driver Shortage Impacts Capacity

Posted on March 13th 2013

Inbound Logistics Magazine (August 2011): It is likely that a driver shortage is coming, due to pressures such as an aging driver workforce, the Compliance Safety Accountability program, and the anticipated DOT-mandated reduction in driving hours. Yet many supply chain professionals have yet to grasp how a driver shortage impacts capacity. Here is a scenario […]

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Beyond the Wheel: Labour Market Information Study

Posted on March 13th 2013

Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council (2012) Final Report for Industry – 2012.12-029.en

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The Cost of Truckload Driver Turnover

Posted on March 10th 2013

Upper Great Plans Transportation Institute: This study obtained usable data from 15 companies interviewed in an effort to analyze the full cost of truckload driver turnover. Companies ranged from 32 to 9,463 trucks, and  included dry van, reefer, and flatbed carriers and some owner-operators. Download Full Report

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