Month: September 2016

How To Recruit Less And Retain More

(2 minute read) This article is written by guest author Joey Slaughter, a 25-year trucking veteran. Reputation matters I was at a truck show recently where I had a conversation with a recruiter for a large nationwide truckload carrier.  Trust me, you’ve heard of this company. They are a 100% owner-operator fleet; different than most trucking companies these days. However, many lessons can be learned from them. One particular lesson is how to recruit less and retain more. This particular…


11 Ways Canadian Trucking Companies Excel At Driver Retention

In the United States, retention for trucking companies is dismal. But just to the north in Canada, most carriers claim a 40 percent truck driver turnover rate or better. Why? After attending Truck World, the largest trucking trade show in Canada, we walked away with a huge number of actionable ways Canadian companies keep their drivers engaged and motivated to stay loyal to the company. Here are 11 things Canadian Trucking Companies do to keep their retention rates among the highest in North…