driver shortage

Logbook

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

Pulse

Max Heine | July 01, 2011

As you weigh any possibilities for expansion or changing carriers, consider these current resources to help assess your situation.

Forecast: Fewer drivers

| June 09, 2011

Trucking’s well-documented driver shortage will grow next year and beyond because of fewer new hires to replace retiring drivers.

Nominations sought for Trucking’s Top Rookie

| June 09, 2011

The nomination form can be completed online at www.truckload.org/rookie until June 30.

Forecast: Good times won’t last long

| April 19, 2011

Trucking companies should take advantage of today’s economic recovery because it will be relatively brief, FTR economist predicted.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

Driver shortage leading to higher pay

| March 14, 2011

Driver pay will rise an average 3-5 cents a mile for company drivers and 4-6 cents for owner-operators over the next 12 months, Gordon Klemp predicted.

TyroneMalone.net adds a Facebook page; more on driver pay

| January 28, 2011

Since I wrote about TyroneMalone.net site proprietor and owner-operator Ken Harris in the October edition of Truckers News and in Overdrive in smaller form around the same time, Harris has continued to make strides keeping the ...

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