recruiting

Carriers’ crystal ball extending to recruiting

Your next lease or employment application could well hinge in part on whether predictive, data-based recruiting models suggest you're a good fit for whatever fleet you hope to join forces with -- or not.

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The changing face of incentive-based compensation

Performance-based pay schemes for drivers are increasingly a part of carriers’ pay packages, more and more carriers putting potential increases in the driver’s own hands.

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Roads not taken: Training, recruiting, safety

Interviews and information here from active fleet personnel, some of them former drivers, on compensation and other benefits of training, safety and recruiting roles.

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

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

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

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...

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Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

Bloomberg says a "wage race" is on among carriers, but survey results show not all company drivers and leased owner-operators are seeing the benefits of the improving pay landscape.

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Carriers’ crystal ball: Load One keeps drivers with help of Stay Metrics

The Stay Metrics program uses driver feedback to improve retention. It does this by tracking engagement in a rewards program and evaluating results of periodic satisfaction surveys and exit interviews.

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Driver shortage: Many are called, fewer are chosen

Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.

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75 owner-operator spots open

OnTrac has new lease opportunities for 75 owner-operators. The company is hosting an open house along with 15 area transportation companies at its Fontana, Calif., operating facility Aug. 3 at 11 a.m

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POLL: Why do carriers have difficulty finding new drivers?

Carriers are again talking "driver shortage" in a big way -- what do you think? Why do so many seem to have so much difficulty recruiting new drivers?

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