National Truck Driver Appreciation Week has been around for many years, but this year more than ever we need to celebrate our truck drivers and show them how much we value them. It’s time we set aside to celebrate the professional men and women truck drivers who deliver our goods safely, securely, and on time; keep our highways safe; and contribute to our economy.
Carriers must be competitive to excel at driver recruitment and driver retention in today’s drivers’ market. Finding and keeping your best workforce may sound like a tough job. But there are lots of best practices and tactics to draw from in hiring and retaining your drivers.
Here are some factoids and ideas to get you started
Is your company one of the Best Fleets to Drive For? That question is more important than ever these days.
Do you know what traits your company needs to develop in order to attract and keep the best drivers?
Join us as Chris Henry of CarriersEdge shares the top trends from the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For…
The truck driver shortage means many trucking firms are doing everything they can to improve driver retention. By offering higher pay and providing better trips and greater benefits, trucking companies are getting more creative in handling driver retention.
But what about driver retention for women?
Your tech will attract younger drivers—or will it drive them away?
Younger drivers expect up to date tech; they’ve grown up with smart phones, video games and video streaming. They expect their technology to be intuitive, user-friendly, to make their lives easier and to make it easier to do their jobs.
If you’re using tech that was developed in the 90s or even the 00s, younger drivers are not going to be…
Why was the Women in Trucking Workforce bill reintroduced?
The truck driver shortage is an increasingly significant problem for both carriers and shippers. This problem has escalated over the past year due to pandemic shopping/e-commerce, today’s much-lower unemployment rates, and existing truck drivers’ ongoing…