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Categories: Drivers
Nussbaum Gives Drivers 6% Pay Increase

Nussbaum Transportation announced that it would be giving its over-the-road drivers a 6% pay increase beginning in January 2015. The pay will be increased...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/126520/nussbaum-gives-drivers-6-pay-increase
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
FMCSA Will Study Driver Pay Impact on Safety

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun a study of the relationship between safety and driver pay. The agency is asking for comments on a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/120009/fmcsa-will-study-driver-pay-impact-on-safety
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Capacity Additions Remain Conservative

Modest optimism regarding rates and volumes, and a rising number of unseated trucks, continues to influence whether carriers will add capacity.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114197/capacity-additions-remain-conservative
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers

Several fleets have announced pay and benefit increases for drivers as the industry keeps trying to address the driver shortage.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/142694/pay-hikes-abound-as-fleets-try-to-retain-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Fleet Offers Big Sign-on Bonus for Owner-Operators

Omega Integrated Logistics Group, Mount Holly, N.C., announced what it says is the largest sign-on bonus in the trucking industry. We learn more about the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/118038/fleet-offers-big-sign-on-bonus-for-owner-operators
Categories: Drivers
Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers

Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279717/commentary-money-is-not-the-only-thing-that-speaks-to-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Atlas Van Lines Announces Largest Owner-Operator Pay Increase

Atlas Van Lines is offering “significantly increased” pay for drivers in its truckload freight and special commodities divisions, calling it the largest and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/311873/atlas-van-lines-announces-largest-owner-operator-pay-increase
Categories: Drivers

Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., announced a driver pay increase; all company drivers will receive at least 2 cents per mile...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119768/melton-truck-lines-raises-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers
Maverick Transportation Offers Student Drivers a Pay Increase

Maverick Transportation has announced a pay raise for student truck drivers as well as a pay plan that takes experience into consideration.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/304032/maverick-transportation-offers-student-drivers-a-pay-increase
Categories: Drivers
Judge Blocks Additional $80 Million Penalty in Walmart Drivers Lawsuit

A judge has rejected an additional $80 Million penalty on top of the $54 million drivers were awarded in the Walmart driver wage lawsuit the company lost in...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/138754/judge-blocks-additional-80-million-penalty-in-walmart-drivers-lawsuit
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
New HOS Rules Continue to Impact Bottom Lines

Transport Capital Partners fourth-quarter survey results show new hours-of-service impacting productivity, carriers expecting wages to climb, and more...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115926/new-hos-rules-continue-to-impact-bottom-lines
Categories: Drivers
Could a Verdict in Arkansas Transform Driver Pay?

A federal court in Arkansas ruled that drivers are entitled to earn minimum wage for all hours worked – even during waiting periods officially entered as...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/317276/could-a-verdict-in-arkansas-last-week-transform-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers
Roehl Relaunch Program Looks to Add 300 New Drivers

Roehl Transport’s newly created Relaunch program will add 300 truck driving jobs for commercial driver’s license holders who left trucking for other employment.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10128568/roehl-relaunch-program-looks-to-add-300-new-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Barr-Nunn Transportation’s New Driver Pay Options

Barr-Nunn Transportation recently created two new solo and one new team pay offerings, which the carrier has named Shift Load Pay.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10125122/barr-nunn-transportations-new-driver-pay-options
Categories: Drivers
C.R. England Offers Additional Driver Trainer Bonus

C.R. England is offering bonuses to all company and independent contractor driver trainers for apprentices who are successfully trained and upgraded. A pay...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/128261/c-r-england-offers-additional-driver-trainer-bonus
Categories: Drivers
C.R. England Announces Largest Driver Pay Raise in its History

A new, multi-million-dollar pay raise affecting approximately 60% of the fleets OTR drivers will go into effect on May 31, 2018.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/303072/c-r-england-announces-largest-driver-pay-raise-in-its-history
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Understanding the Driver Shortage

For truckload carriers, the number one problem is the driver shortage – but the reasons go beyond pay, said Stifel's John Larkin at TMW Systems’ annual user...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125518/understanding-the-driver-shortage
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Los Angeles Sues 3 Port Companies for Driver Misclassification

The City of Los Angeles filed lawsuits against three port trucking companies, alleging that each avoided paying drivers proper wages and benefits by...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/143737/los-angeles-files-lawsuits-against-3-port-companies-for-driver-misclassification
Categories: Drivers
Roehl Transport to Increase Driver Pay Per Mile

Roehl Transport announced an increase in mileage pay for drivers operating under the company’s Your Choice Pay Plan, effective Feb. 4, 2018.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/143620/roehl-transport-to-increase-driver-pay-per-mile
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155993/commentary-would-you-drive-for-your-fleet
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Con-way Truckload Raising Driver Pay

Con-way Truckload has announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, effective Sept. 7 for both company drivers...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119680/con-way-truckload-raising-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
CRST Offers Apprenticeship Program for Military Veterans

CRST International has been approved for the Veteran Apprenticeship Program, offered through the Department of Labor and the Veteran’s Administration.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/136583/crst-offers-apprenticeship-program-for-military-veterans
Categories: Drivers
Sanders Wants Crackdown on Companies That Don't Pay Drivers Living Wage

Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants the U.S. government to only provide federal contracts to trucking companies that pay workers a living wage and benefits, he...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/143020/sanders-wants-crackdown-on-companies-that-dont-pay-drivers-living-wage
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Werner Increases Pay for Company Solo-Van Drivers

Truckload and logistics provider Werner Enterprises is increasing pay for its 48-state solo-van company drivers, effective Jan. 1, 2016, the company has...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/132635/werner-increases-pay-for-company-solo-van-drivers
Categories: Drivers
USA Truck Increases Pay for Regional Drivers

USA Truck announced a pay raise for its regional Class A drivers that ups base pay and expands the long-term pay scale.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/313365/usa-truck-increases-pay-for-regional-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Uncertain Trucking Environment Puts Hold on Driver Pay Hikes and Capacity Additions

In its second quarter recruiting and retention survey, Driver iQ found signs that with signs of a weakening freight environment and economy, most fleets are...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/338241/uncertain-trucking-environment-puts-hold-on-driver-pay-hikes-and-capacity-additi
Categories: Drivers

Schneider National Inc. announced it is raising company driver pay rates in its tanker division. The pay increase is effective June 16, 2013, and most new...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/112137/schneider-national-increases-tanker-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations
If Fleets Want to Retain Drivers, Earn Their Trust

It should come as no surprise that drivers prioritize the best pay possible, but another avenue to keep them could be much cheaper —  earn their trust.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/334255/if-fleets-want-to-retain-drivers-pay-and-trust-are-where-to-begin
Categories: Drivers
Driver Pay: Making the Grade

The rising economy has whipped up the driver shortage and turnover situation to a froth that can only be smoothed by paying long-haul drivers considerably...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157927/driver-pay-making-the-grade
Categories: Drivers
U.S. Xpress Offers $50,000 in Bonuses for Team Drivers

U.S. Xpress announced the TeamMax Bonus program for current and prospective team drivers, which offers $50,000 in bonuses and up to four weeks of paid...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/278719/u-s-xpress-offers-50-000-in-bonuses-for-team-drivers
Categories: Drivers
What’s Trending from the ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’

Here’s a look at what “trending” programs the Best Fleets have implemented to improve driver workplace satisfaction and are seeing results from.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/337343/whats-trending-from-the-best-fleets-to-drive-for
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
NOLA Protest Ends As Port Addresses Trucker Concerns

A three-day protest at the Port of New Orleans by independent truck drivers has come to an end after meetings between the truckers and terminal operators.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/130127/nola-protest-ends-as-port-addresses-trucker-concerns
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
How Important is Driver Pay?

Truck driver pay is rising at a record rate. Is it the answer to the driver shortage? The second in a series on the driver shortage. Part 2 in HDT's Driver...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155947/how-important-is-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers
LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement

LTL carrier Con-way Freight is enhancing its compensation package for drivers, increasing current pay rates and reducing the time it takes for drivers to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125664/ltl-carrier-con-way-freight-boosts-driver-pay-advancement
Categories: Drivers
Nussbaum Transportation Raises Base Truck Driver Pay

For the second time in 2018, Nussbaum Transportation has increased truck driver pay, this time for an average of an additional 3 cents per mile as of July 1.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/304580/nussbaum-transportation-raises-base-truck-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
CFI Offers New Compensation Package for Experienced Drivers

The Experienced Driver package is designed to reward professional drivers working with CFI or another over-the-road trucking company.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/143126/cfi-offers-new-compensation-package-for-experienced-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Melton Truck Lines Hikes Company Driver Pay

Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., has announced pay increases for all of its company drivers and a performance-based bonus.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279407/melton-truck-lines-hikes-company-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Feds: No Need to Pay Truck Drivers for Off-Duty Time Spent in Sleeper Berth

The U.S. Department of Labor now holds that truck drivers need not be compensated for any time in which "drivers are relieved of all duties and permitted to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/337033/dol-no-need-to-pay-truck-drivers-for-off-duty-time-in-sleeper-berth
Categories: Drivers
Barr-Nunn Details Increased Pay for Company Drivers in 2018

Barr-Nunn Transportation announced that it has increased pay and benefits for all of its company drivers a total of 28 times in 2018.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/310396/barr-nunn-increased-pay-for-all-company-drivers-this-year
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Swift Affirms Third Quarter Expectations, Seeking Rate Increases

Swift Transportation has affirmed earlier expectations for a third-quarter performance of 33 cents to 37 cents adjusted earnings per share, saying its...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125627/swift-affirms-third-quarter-expectations-seeking-rate-increases
Categories: Drivers
J&R Schugel Offers $15K Signing Bonus for Experienced Drivers

Minnesota-based J&R Schugel has announced a $15,000 sign-on bonus for experienced over- the-road drivers who join the carrier before the end of the year.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/143197/jr-schugel-offers-15k-signing-bonus-for-experienced-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Boyd Bros. Offers More Predictable Truck Driving Schedule

Boyd Bros. Transportation unveiled a new type of truck driving position that it says overhauls traditional irregular route, flatbed, over the road trucking...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/278646/boyd-bros-offers-more-predictable-truck-driving-schedule
Categories: Drivers
Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company

By awarding drivers with stock in the company, Daseke hopes to give them a sense of pride and ownership in their work - and improve retention.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157884/daseke-gives-drivers-a-stake-in-the-company
Categories: Drivers
California Posts List of Port Carriers with Unsettled Labor Violations

The California Labor Commissioner's Office has published a list of port trucking companies with unpaid final court judgements, tax assessments or tax liens...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/322088/california-publishes-list-of-port-carriers-with-unsettled-labor-violations
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Walmart Makes Changes, Ups Spending to Attract Truck Drivers

Walmart is looking to add more highly qualified drivers for its private fleet and has announced a new $1,500 bonus for driver referrals as part of a plan...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/312856/walmart-incentivizes-private-fleet-driver-referrals
Categories: Drivers
Walmart Increases Pay for Private Fleet Drivers

Beginning in February, Walmart truck drivers will receive a 1-cent per mile and a 50-cent increase in activity pay for arrive and arrive/drop occurrences.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/323605/walmart-increases-pay-for-private-fleet-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Carbon Express Ups Driver Pay Amidst Fleet Growth

Carbon Express, Wharton, N.J., has increased driver pay rates effective July 1 by 50 cents an hour and 2 cents per mile.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119000/carbon-express-ups-driver-pay-amidst-fleet-growth
Categories: Drivers

Call it what you will, the trucking industry is having trouble finding enough qualified drivers. But a crucial part of solving the shortage will require...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/303547/commentary-a-driver-shortage-by-any-other-name
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
American Central Transport Driver Raise Includes Detention Pay

American Central Transport has announced that it is increasing both contractor and company driver pay this month as well as implementing a new bonus for...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/278760/american-central-transport-driver-raise-includes-detention-pay
Categories: Drivers
Fleets are Chasing Drivers with Better Pay and Quality of Life

Many carriers are increasing driver pay to fill empty seats, and some are trying to change how drivers are paid altogether.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/310313/how-fleets-are-chasing-drivers-with-better-pay-and-quality-of-life


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