retention

Why aren’t 20-somethings interested in truck driving?

| February 19, 2015

A bevy of voices in response to one twenty-something's prescription for the industry on attracting the next generation of drivers.

Trucking — or not — with the twenty-somethings

| February 17, 2015

A twenty-something attempts a (well-considered, lengthy) answers to the question of why his generation seemingly isn't interested in truck driving, by and large.

Carriers’ crystal ball extending to recruiting

| February 12, 2015

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.

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.

Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

| September 25, 2014

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.

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

| July 02, 2014

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.

Carriers’ crystal ball: John Christner Trucking gains from ‘big data’

| July 01, 2014

Christner uses Athena, a new product from Vigillo, the industry’s leader in CSA data analysis. Athena uses a broad range of data, from driver-generated and CSA-related to information from areas such as weather reports and ...

Dispatcher no-brainer and on-highway lemons

| February 18, 2014

It's not the really good dispatchers causing truckers to stick around -- it's those who embody the "dispatcher brains" slang making them leave. And: A bet on a light load for one driver after a ...

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