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1/7/2022
There’s a shift taking place at carriers’ human resources offices that recalls Rosie the Riveter — the iconic, flexing factory worker popularized through a U.S. g... Read More

1/7/2022
There’s a shift taking place at carriers’ human resources offices that recalls Rosie the Riveter — the iconic, flexing factory worker popularized through a U.S. g... Read More

12/10/2021
A truck driver can spend upwards of four-and-a-half hours of their available drive time sitting and waiting at a shipper and/or receiver facility. That's a considerable time-... Read More

12/10/2021
A truck driver can spend upwards of four-and-a-half hours of their available drive time sitting and waiting at a shipper and/or receiver facility. That's a considerable time-... Read More

11/16/2021
There has been a lot of discussion about a so-called driver shortage lately. For the past 10 years of my trucking career, I’ve heard this mantra every year. The American... Read More

11/16/2021
There has been a lot of discussion about a so-called driver shortage lately. For the past 10 years of my trucking career, I’ve heard this mantra every year. The American... Read More

10/25/2021
The trucking industry is short at least a record-high 80,000 drivers, according to American Trucking Associations' Chief Economist Bob Costello, due in large part to accelerated re... Read More

10/25/2021
The trucking industry is short at least a record-high 80,000 drivers, according to American Trucking Associations' Chief Economist Bob Costello, due in large part to accelerated re... Read More

10/25/2021
For the fifth year in a row, the driver shortage has topped the American Transportation Research Institute's (ATRI) annual Top Industry Issues report, a survey of more than 2,500 c... Read More

10/25/2021
For the fifth year in a row, the driver shortage has topped the American Transportation Research Institute's (ATRI) annual Top Industry Issues report, a survey of more than 2,500 c... Read More

7/14/2021
A panel of trucking industry experts came up with a new way of looking at the trucking industry's number one problem that just might turn the conventional wisdom about a "driver sh... Read More

7/14/2021
A panel of trucking industry experts came up with a new way of looking at the trucking industry's number one problem that just might turn the conventional wisdom about a "driver sh... Read More

5/16/2021
While 11 states have now signed up to pull the plug on federal unemployment benefits to help motivate recipients to step up and fill a record number of jobs, FTR Transportation Int... Read More

5/16/2021
While 11 states have now signed up to pull the plug on federal unemployment benefits to help motivate recipients to step up and fill a record number of jobs, FTR Transportation Int... Read More

3/15/2021
Is the US logistics industry really facing a dire shortage of commercial truck drivers? This question is up for debate after the global health pandemic of 2020 reshuffled the labor... Read More

3/15/2021
Is the US logistics industry really facing a dire shortage of commercial truck drivers? This question is up for debate after the global health pandemic of 2020 reshuffled the labor... Read More

11/11/2020
  The supply (capacity) side of the freight market has become very tight in 2020, but not because equipment is scarce. A driver shortage, more than anything else, has put t... Read More

11/11/2020
  The supply (capacity) side of the freight market has become very tight in 2020, but not because equipment is scarce. A driver shortage, more than anything else, has put t... Read More

10/5/2020
  A lot has happened in the trucking industry since a surge in freight volumes outpaced the supply of drivers in 2018. A different group of factors have now combined to cre... Read More

10/5/2020
  A lot has happened in the trucking industry since a surge in freight volumes outpaced the supply of drivers in 2018. A different group of factors have now combined to cre... Read More

7/11/2018
With the trucking industry in the throes of a severe driver shortage, fleet owners understandably might feel more like they are in the business of recruiting drivers rather than th... Read More

7/11/2018
With the trucking industry in the throes of a severe driver shortage, fleet owners understandably might feel more like they are in the business of recruiting drivers rather than th... Read More

11/4/2011
Concerns over CSA are nothing new to the trucking industry, but it appears mainstream media is starting to grasp the initiative’s impact on the driver shorta... Read More

9/16/2011
Unemployment across the country remains high, and yet the trucking industry continues to weather a lengthy and costly shortage of drivers. That head-scratcher paradox is picking up... Read More