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5

Dec

Infographic: Trucking Industry in Canada

Nice infographic from Canada Cartage about the Trucking Industry in Canada, with a focus on the current driver demographics, and what the impact of the shortage will be in future years

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15

Nov

Video: Hero Trucker Honored For Saving Fellow Trucker's Life

Bridgestone and OTA present the Highway Hero award to Contrans driver Stephen Lill, who says ‘Outta My Way, I’m Going In,” before rushing to assist trapped driver.

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7

Nov

Panel: Carrier's job to assimilate drivers

With experienced truck drivers harder to come by, carriers increasingly are turning to driving schools and beefing up their own finishing programs. But training and recruiting budgets go to waste if trucking companies don’t take a little extra time to make sure drivers are able to adjust

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7

Nov

Alberta truckers pondering driver training standard

A minimum training standard could be on the horizon for professional truck drivers in Alberta.

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25

Oct

Atlantic Truckers Talks Driver Shortage Fixes

The driver shortage is a serious issue, says Kelly Henderson, the executive director of the Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic.

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25

Oct

US Trucking Short of Nearly 100,000 a Year

American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said fleets are adjusting to continued tightness in the driver market by increasing pay and hiring newer drivers.

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11

Oct

Canadian fleets show leadership on driver shortage

U.S. carriers grappling with driver shortages can take comfort that their Canada counterparts are plagued by the same malady

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11

Oct

Rates, unseated trucks continues to anchor capacity expectations

Nearly two-thirds of carriers surveyed in the latest Transport Capital Partners (TCP) Business Expectations Survey indicated they plan to increase capacity – however the rate they expect to grow remains extremely modest.

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4

Oct

Solving the Driver Shortage: A Game of Inches

One man practicing sportsmanship is better than 100 preaching it — so said Knute Rockne, the Notre Dame coaching legend, who went on to be one of the greatest college coaches of all time. His point was that when it comes to inspiring others and influencing change, actions always speak louder than words.

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1

Oct

Fleets use social media to recruit, retain drivers

Social media has become an essential strategic tool for influencing a market audience’s habits – trucking included.

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