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Trucking Industry Needs More Women, Younger Workers, Says Past ATA Chairman Kevin Burch

Kevin Burch Kevin Burch by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The trucking industry will need 100,000 new drivers per year for the next 10 years to address the industrywide driver shortage, according to Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express Inc., and immediate past chairman of American Trucking Associations.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2018
Business

Industry Experts Champion Active, Friendly Online Presences as Recruiting Tools

Beverly Ringstaff, creative director at Conversion Interactive Agency Beverly Ringstaff, creative director at Conversion Interactive Agency, by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A dutifully-managed online presence functions as an important tool for attracting drivers, according to recruiting experts at freight companies.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2018
Business

Corporate Culture a Key to Driver Retention

Fleets can persuade drivers to stay with their companies longer by ensuring the corporate culture is enjoyable, which is significant because many trucking companies are grappling with driver shortages, industry observers said.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2016
Business

JBS Carriers to Offer Retention Bonuses

JBS USA

JBS Carriers said it plans to begin a new retention-bonus program in January to reward its drivers and reduce turnover.

Transport Topics
November 14, 2014