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Categories: Drivers
CFI Revamps Driver Compensation Program

CFI has announced an overhaul of its driver compensation package that brings with it an immediate pay increase of up to 3 cents per mile for company and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/306601/cfi-improves-compensation-package-for-experienced-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, Fleet Management, Operations, Products, Safety & Compliance
Omnitracs Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

Omnitracs says its new ELD Driver Retention Model can analyze the data provided by electronic logs to help predict which truck drivers are most likely to...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/136764/omnitracs-tool-identifies-drivers-most-likely-to-leave
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Fleet Management, Fuel Smarts
Heavy Duty Trucking Names 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators

The editors of Heavy Duty Trucking have announced the 2015 HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, four fleet executives being recognized for their leadership and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/127841/heavy-duty-trucking-names-2015-truck-fleet-innovators
Categories: Drivers
Heartland Express Raises Driver Pay in All Divisions

Heartland Express announced a pay raise for drivers in all divisions across the company, including mileage drivers, owner-operators, hourly and salaried...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/306100/heartland-express-raises-driver-pay-in-all-divisions
Categories: Drivers
Driver Issues Dominate Top Industry Concerns List

For the first time, driver compensation and detention/delay at customer facilities appeared on the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual Top...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/341890/driver-issues-dominate-top-industry-concerns-list
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, Equipment, Fleet Management, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance
ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/141793/zf-brings-reax-electronic-steering-system-to-heavy-truck-market
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
Most Transportation Companies Plan to Grow Workforce in 2018

HireRight's survey found that while the majority of transportation companies planned to increase their workforce in 2018, they were concerned about how...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279390/most-transportation-companies-plan-to-grow-workforce-in-2018
Categories: Drivers, Safety
iGen: Appealing to a New Generation of Drivers

Between drivers retiring without enough recruits to take their place, and demand rapidly growing, the need for qualified professionals is expected to...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/343356/igen-appealing-to-a-new-generation-of-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Tribe Express Takes the Long View on Driver Retention

Boasting a turnover rate as low as 33%, Tribe Express’ roster includes veteran truckers between 50 and 60 years old, as well as an increasing number of...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156755/tribe-express-takes-the-long-view-on-driver-retention
Categories: Drivers
Surveys Yield Clues to Driver Satisfaction

Where can trucking companies improve driver satisfaction? It’s a question that has somewhat different answers for drivers at different stages of their...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157170/surveys-yield-clues-to-driver-satisfaction
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations, Products, Safety & Compliance
Omnitracs Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

Omnitracs says its new ELD Driver Retention Model can analyze the data provided by electronic logs to help predict which truck drivers are most likely to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/136764/omnitracs-tool-identifies-drivers-most-likely-to-leave
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, Equipment, Fleet Management
C.R. England Rewards Drivers With Western Star Trucks

C.R. England is adding nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to its fleet over the next few months, with tenured solo and team drivers and million miler...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/130415/c-r-england-rewards-drivers-with-western-star-trucks
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Kottke Trucking Driver Pay Raise Reflects Market Gains

Minnesota-based Kottke Trucking has increased driver pay for the second time in six months, resulting from gains in the marketplace.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/310636/kottke-trucking-driver-pay-increase-reflects-market-gains
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

With an industry-wide shortage of new truck drivers, it's tempting to just find and hire CDL holders as fast as they can be found. But one good way to hire...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/326842/drivers-hire-fewer-keep-more
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Food Distribution Drivers Make More on Average than Rest of the Industry

If you’re wondering where the best money is for drivers, look no further than the food distribution sector, according a new survey conducted by the...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/344960/food-distribution-drivers-make-more-on-average-than-rest-of-the-industry
Categories: Drivers, Operations
How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/336027/how-to-use-facebook-to-retain-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Younger Truck Drivers Slightly More Prone to Turnover

Younger drivers leave jobs within the first six months at a higher rate than their older counterparts – but it might not be as big a difference as you think.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/303522/younger-truck-drivers-slightly-more-prone-to-turnover
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Driver Shortage Again Top Trucking Concern

For the second year in a row, the ongoing driver shortage topped ATRI’s annual listing of trucking industry concerns.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/317796/driver-shortage-again-top-trucking-concern
Categories: Drivers
Increased Truck Driver Pay Lowers Turnover Rates in 2018

ATA released its quarterly turnover rate numbers for the trucking industry, showing a decline of 11 percentage points in the third quarter for large...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/322179/increase-driver-pay-lowered-turnover-rates-in-2018
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Drivers Prefer Percentage Split Over Other Payment Methods

Drivers are more satisfied with a percentage split pay compared to hourly or per mile methods, according to a recent study by Stay Metrics.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/127735/drivers-prefer-percentage-split-over-other-payment-methods
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Carrier Offers 'Home Daily' Driving Opportunities

Dry-van carrier West Side Transport has opened a terminal in Columbus, Ohio, that will serve as a base for its fleet of “home daily” drivers.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/135266/carrier-offers-home-daily-driving-opportunities
Categories: Drivers, Safety
iGen: Appealing to a New Generation of Drivers

Between drivers retiring without enough recruits to take their place, and demand rapidly growing, the need for qualified professionals is expected to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/343356/igen-appealing-to-a-new-generation-of-drivers
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
Trucking’s Push to Recruit Veterans and Women Sees Mixed Results

A recent survey by Driver iQ has found that trucking push to recruit more military veterans and women into its ranks has so far brought only mixed results.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/309754/truckings-push-to-recruit-veterans-and-women-sees-mixed-results
Categories: Drivers
Fleets Boost Pay to Get Truck Drivers to Stay

In its latest quarterly Trends in Truckload Recruiting and Retention Survey, Driver IQ finds that most carriers are increasing driver pay in order to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/300954/fleets-boost-pay-to-get-truck-drivers-to-stay
Categories: Drivers, Operations
U.S. Xpress Launches College Scholarship Program for Truck Drivers

U.S. Xpress launched a college scholarship program for truck drivers and their families, covering the tuition costs of earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/312842/u-s-xpress-launches-college-scholarship-program-for-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Do You Have What it Takes to be a 'Best Fleet to Drive For'?

It has been a dozen years since the Best Fleets to Drive For program was launched at the depth of the economic crisis. Here's a look at how far the program...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/341125/how-carriersedge-and-tca-find-the-best-fleets-to-drive-for
Categories: Drivers
Commentary: Taking a Closer Look at Drivers’ First Days on the Job

We talk a lot about recruiting and retaining drivers and about how we can bring more drivers into the industry. But are we doing enough to address the weak...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/327095/commentary-taking-a-closer-look-at-drivers-first-days-on-the-job
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, Fleet Management
How to Make Driver Orientation Sing for You

Nobody likes to be talked at, least of all people who have places to go and freight to haul. Yes, we’re talking about driver orientation meetings — and how...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/346349/how-to-make-driver-orientation-sing-for-you
Categories: Drivers
Inside the Best Fleets to Drive For Competition

It's not enough for a trucking fleet to simply care about its drivers. There is a lot more that goes into being chosen as a Best Fleet to Drive For. Part...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/344691/inside-the-best-fleets-to-drive-for-competition
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
Northeast Fleet Sets 70-Cent Base Pay Per Mile for Team Drivers

K.L. Harring Transportation has announced a driver pay raise that increases the base pay rate for team drivers to 70 cents per mile.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/306684/northeast-fleet-sets-70-cent-base-pay-per-mile-for-team-drivers
Categories: Drivers
The Driver Series

How trucking companies are approaching the recruiting, retaining and training of truck drivers in the midst of an ever-changing industry.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279677/the-driver-series
Categories: Drivers
Washington Fleet Offers Truck Drivers Guaranteed Annual Salary

Smokey Point Distributing has announced that it will pay qualified solo over-the-road drivers with flatbed hauling experience and experienced driving team...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/302634/washington-fleet-offers-truck-drivers-guaranteed-annual-salary
Categories: Drivers
Stay Metrics Chart Breaks Down Driver Turnover Over Time

Stay Metrics has created a new driver retention tool that serves as an indicator for trends in early-stage driver turnover.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/325782/stay-metrics-chart-breaks-down-driver-turnover-over-time
Categories: Drivers, Operations
How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a...

https://www.businessfleet.com/336027/how-to-use-facebook-to-retain-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV

Cargo Transporters recently started installing in-cab satellite TV systems in some of its trucks and the driver feedback has been encouraging.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156053/attracting-and-retaining-drivers-with-satellite-tv
Categories: Drivers
Nominations Open for 10th Annual Best Fleets to Drive For Contest

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are once again seeking nominations for the 10th annual Best Fleets to Drive For, a list of companies...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/142006/nominations-open-for-10th-annual-best-fleets-to-drive-for-contest
Categories: Drivers
Hornady Transportation Offers Guaranteed Minimum Pay Program for Drivers

Hornady Transportation announced a new pay program offering its truck drivers a guaranteed weekly gross minimum pay.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/278909/hornady-transportation-offers-guaranteed-minimum-pay-program-for-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Barr-Nunn Offers Higher Pay for Team Drivers

Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced higher pay and more options for home time for its team truck drivers.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/334501/barr-nunn-offers-higher-pay-for-team-drivers
Categories: Drivers
Cargo Transporters Looks for Drivers Closer to Home

Cargo Transporters has launched a new driver recruiting and retention initiative called the Acres of Diamonds… Focus on Home Program that will allow drivers...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/334473/cargo-transporters-looks-for-drivers-closer-to-home
Categories: Drivers
How One Alabama Fleet is Finding Quality Truck Drivers

Alabama Motor Express is finding success in cutting its driver turnover using an online test that provides a behavioral assessment to identify the best...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/304486/how-one-alabama-fleet-is-finding-quality-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Pride Transport Invests In Driver Retention

Pride Transport recently announced driver pay increases and performance bonuses in addition to implementing Omnitracs Analytics to improve driver retention.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/128420/pride-transport-invests-in-driver-retention
Categories: Drivers
CFI Appeals to Drivers With Better Pay and Tech

Truckload carrier CFI is investing in its drivers with a 2-cent per mile pay raise, improved home time policy, newer tractors, and upgraded technology,

https://www.truckinginfo.com/138501/cfi-appeals-to-drivers-with-better-pay-and-tech
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


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