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Roads not taken: Diesel technician demand on the rise

Jason Cannon and Todd Dills | January 12, 2015

You’ve heard of the "driver shortage," right? The world of diesel technicians is experiencing a similar dynamic as equipment evolves, many techs retire and fewer people enter the vocation.

Broker compensation analysis: What to expect long- and short-term

| January 06, 2015

"Variation" is the watchword in any analysis of broker compensation.

The rest: Tying the knot on 2014

| December 30, 2014

The third and final part of the Channel 19 2014 year in review, threading the needle through the most-read posts to the blog, here with an emphasis on rates and pay, parking and more.

Retention is the issue, not recruiting: An ‘alert’ from trucker Jeff Clark

| December 09, 2014

Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.

Pay the drivers, already: Voices on the future of the industry

| November 15, 2014

A letter from Robert W. Walker Jr. of Ohio, commentary from owner-operator Tilden Curl. Curl believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers is key to driver value and long-term health of the industry. ...

‘If you can’t shift, you can’t drive!’ — Readers react on transmission transition in driver training

| October 17, 2014

Is more uptake of automatic transmissions the future of the industry? Most readers weighed in on the side of manual learning in driver training, but some sung automatic praises...

Schneider raising van pay

| October 09, 2014

Schneider National announced it increased pay for its Van Truckload division drivers by between 8 and 13 percent in mileage and bonuses.

Hours of service remains top concern in carrier survey

| October 06, 2014

Fleet difficulty finding drivers rose to No. 2, followed by CSA, driver retention, the ELD mandate and truck parking. Weight in yourself via this post's related poll and in the comments.

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