Month: January 2020

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Q&A: 2019 Annual Driver Feedback Trends Report

Each year WorkHound releases a collection of trends from our annual review of driver feedback. With the driver shortage topping 30,000+ drivers and industry-wide turnover averaging 95-120%, we’re excited to see in our research that WorkHound is making an impact in retention. Turnover is a hot topic, which means turnout for the annual conference call offered great questions. Today we’re answering those questions from call attendees: Q: What was the biggest change in driver feedback last year? A:…


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Drivers Have Some Thoughts about Safety Training

There’s a common misunderstanding from motor carriers about truck driver safety training. In reality, drivers want training, but historically, the delivery is all wrong. Traditionally, safety training has been presented in orientation and then not again until insurance says so, or as a form of punishment. Of course, with that kind of cadence, it’s no wonder drivers have so much to say about safety training. “Carriers must recognize that training should be proactive and ongoing,” said Mark…


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What Drivers Said in 2019 - Annual Trends Report

2019 was a monumental year for driver feedback, and WorkHound will report trends with Stifel Capital Markets this Friday, January 11, at 11:30 a.m. EST. WorkHound and Stifel Capital Markets on a conference call hosted by Global Transportation & Logistics Analyst David Ross featuring Max Farrell, CEO and Co-founder of WorkHound and Paul Castronova, WorkHound Special Projects Manager, to discuss 2019 trends in feedback from thousands of professional drivers. WorkHound, a real-time driver…


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Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Truck Driver Retention in 2020

The boom times in transportation and logistics are giving many companies a boost to the wallet. Should trucking and freight companies invest this added cash in driver retention in 2020? Studies show that the smart money is in one place: Retention. The Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Truck Driver Retention in 2020 Below is a list of the top 5 reasons to invest in truck driver retention in 2020, complete with industry statistics and insights to back them up. #1. Driver Retention is a Growing…