driver pay

Panel: Paying drivers by hour would be ‘suicide,’ driver pay raise looming

| October 24, 2013

Fleets should be reluctant to abandon paying drivers by the mile, according to a panel of fleet managers, but driver pay is looming.

CRST Expedited spending $10 million on upping driver pay

| October 03, 2013

CRST Expedited has announced it will be increasing its pay for all drivers with a $10 million investment intended to retain existing drivers and attract new ones, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based company said.

Data analysis use to predict …. driver happiness?

| July 06, 2013

FleetRisk Advisors' predictive analysis engine -- think of it as the Moneyball approach to carrier risk management -- can help carriers reduce turnover, the company says; we've got some ideas on that score, too. . ...

The problem solver: Jim Vant of Crow Wing TransportImage Gallery

| June 06, 2013

The story of Vant's fleet's success, built on a strategy of good driver treatment: "I've never had a truck make me a dime -- it's the person sitting in the seat."

Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

| May 24, 2013

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

Spot market rates jump in March

| April 04, 2013

The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.

Rates continued tumble in February

| March 05, 2013

Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.

Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

| March 02, 2013

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...

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