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Why is There a Truck Driver Shortage?

There are a lot of reasons for the driver shortage. In this post, we’ll discuss why the driver shortage is happening and what trucking companies can do about it.

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The Culture of Work for Truck Drivers Is Changing

In the past, the amount of time a car sat in the parking lot was often intricately tied to his or her value. Employees and employers alike saw long hours on the job as a badge of pride, a sign that they were dedicated and worthy of respect.

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Making Professional Driver Jobs More Attractive

How to Make Professional Driver Jobs More Attractive

If you had to use one word to describe the state of work in the United States in 2020 and early 2021, what would you say? For us, it would be “change.” 

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What ATA Says About Driver Turnover

The ATA driver turnover report encourages carriers to address current and future driver turnover problems by resolving any driver recruitment and retention issues they are facing. Learn why it's necessary to act now on the industry-wide issue.

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Fort Transfer Improves Retention with Full-Fleet Communications

Recently, Casey Lehman, Director of Recruiting and Retention at Fort Transfer, had a call with a driver who he never hears from, and lately, this seems to be an ongoing trend.  Learn how Fort Transfer is using driver feedback to improve engagement with all drivers.

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When Instant Driver Feedback Saves the Day — and What Would Happen Without It

When we talk about instant driver feedback, we most often talk about the benefits of gathering feedback from professional drivers, both for trucking carriers and for the drivers themselves. But have you ever stopped to consider the reverse — what would happen if some pieces of critical feedback weren’t shared?

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driver mental health

Trucking Companies Can Do Something about Driver Mental Health

There’s no doubt about it: Professional drivers face some challenging and stressful circumstances, both of which impact driver mental health. Most days, they’re on the road, battling traffic, handling complex safety issues, and, in many cases, going it alone. 

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driver turnover

What You Need to Know About Driver Turnover

Trucking companies can learn a lot from driver turnover. It plays a significant role in the driver recruiting process. The data collected about your annual driver turnover can help you determine exactly what type of driver you are interested in hiring. It can also help you step back and analyze what parts of your company you should improve to retain drivers longer.

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How to Address the Driver Shortage

For many years now, the alarm bell about the truck driver shortage has been ringing, but what are the practical steps to address this shortage that you can take?

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The Best Truck Driver Recruiting Agency

Trucking is a vital part of the American economy, and experienced drivers play a crucial role in making sure the nation’s freight gets from point A to point B. The trucking industry is seeing increased demand in 2021 but a nationwide driver shortage continues to plague the industry.

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