When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.
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.
An Oreo design hits the spot, drug trafficking, a truck beauty calendar and ride-along pets are among the trucking news items featured.
Industry sifts through the 2,600-page landmark health care and insurance reform bill.
More carriers are using location, length of haul and other factors to diversify owner-operator compensation packages.
NOV. 5: FREE WEBINAR, Owner-Operator Compensation Trends with National Transportation Institute (formerly SignPost) head Gordon Klemp, 2 p.m. CST. Go to www.piblive.com/retentionforum/.
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