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26

Sep

Building better truck drivers

… And solving the driver shortage problem at the same time.

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25

Sep

Trucking Economist: Industry faces capacity crunch

The trucking industry is looking at a severe capacity crunch in coming years with a variety of factors contributing to the situation

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20

Sep

Editorial: Carriers need to leverage tight market, lock in dock improvements

“Sit around any truck stop drivers’ lounge and, most likely, drivers aren’t complaining about their companies; they’re upset with the way they’re treated by shippers and receivers. So, if carriers truly want to show drivers that they’re appreciated, it’s time to make sure customers treat drivers with decency and respect.”

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20

Sep

Trucker shortage threatens to put brakes on economic growth

A freight survey of dozens of manufacturing, logistics and trucking companies conducted in the U.S. showed that one of the key threats to continued economic growth is a shortage of quality truck drivers.

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10

Sep

CBC: Atlantic truck driver shortage slowing expansion

Trucking companies on P.E.I. can’t grow because they can’t find drivers to fill the demand they see in the marketplace.

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26

Aug

Drivers who make long-haul look great

As you get older, family and friends become very important. The smart trucking company will recognize that during their recruitment efforts

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14

Aug

Carrier delivers driver shortage message to Premier

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne talked trucking with Minimax Express Transportation’s about the challenges facing the industry, including the growing shortage of qualified drivers.

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8

Aug

Fleets working harder to get drivers home more

Along with being compensated with good pay and benefits, it’s no secret that truck drivers place a premium on being offered more home time as well as more predictable scheduling by fleets.

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8

Aug

Truckers mostly quit over lack of transparency

It’s not so much money that pushed truckers out of their seats. The chief reason drivers leave is that they feel their carriers aren’t living up to the promises made on hiring day, according to a new study

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26

Jul

Truck driving jobs ranked as one of toughest to fill

More than a third of hiring managers currently have positions that have remained open for 12 weeks or longer, according to new research by the online lob listing service CareerBuilder

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