driver shortage

FFE sells dry van trailers, tractors to Celadon

Frozen Food Express announced earlier this month it would restructure its dry freight service.

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Keeping up with driver pay changes

Learn more about owner-operator and company driver compensation in a free one-hour webinar produced by Overdrive and Truckers News and sponsored by Freightliner Trucks.

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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.

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

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Forecast: Fewer drivers

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

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Nominations sought for Trucking’s Top Rookie

The nomination form can be completed online at until June 30.

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Forecast: Good times won’t last long

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

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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.

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Driver shortage leading to higher pay

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.

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Since I wrote about 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 memory of onetime diesel showman Tyrone Malone and his apocryphal Bandal Diesel Racing Team alive. Most recently, he's launched a Facebook page for fans to share memories and new finds of pictures and such. Check it out, or click on ...

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