trucking jobs

Real unemployment rate: 14%

Rebuttals to the monthly jobs numbers published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Trucking gains 6,300 jobs after two months of decline

After May and June both produced net job losses in the for-hire trucking industry, 6,300 net payroll jobs were added in July, according to preliminary government data.

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Trucking employment down 3,500 jobs as overall employment rises

For the second straight month, employment in the for-hire trucking industry sank, as 3,500 jobs were shed in June, according to estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Board says FMCSA should gather driver employment history, give to carriers

In what would essentially be another roadblock for drivers looking at finding a new driving job, the NTSB has recommended FMCSA to gather driver employment history and require carriers to use it.

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Trucking employment continues years-long gains

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that for-hire trucking companies added 5,000 payroll jobs in the month, pushing the total number of trucking payroll employment to 1.375 million jobs.

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Trucking employment continues to gain

The December employment report released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows trucking added 4,200 jobs.

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Indicators: Trucking sees employment gains

The number of payroll jobs at for-hire trucking companies rose in November, as did the number of trailer orders.

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Trucking gains 3,600 jobs in October

In a month in which the U.S. economy added 171,000 jobs, for-hire trucking companies added 3,600 payroll jobs in October, according to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 2.

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Trucking adds 1,400 jobs in August

For-hire trucking companies added 1,400 payroll jobs in August as the overall U.S. economy added 96,000 nonfarm jobs.

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A look in the mirror: Is Overdrive ‘fit for duty?’

Readers respond to Overdrive's August 2012 cover story, "Fit for duty," about carrier efforts to recruit former military service members to driver ranks.

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