Gregory Van Tighem

Business, Top 100

North Carolina Cultivates Talent for Careers in Trucking Operations

For young people and others seeking ways to prepare for a new and rewarding career without racking up serious college debt, the North Carolina Trucking Association has joined forces with 13 state community colleges to ­offer some options.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
June 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Some Fleets, 3PLs Turn to Near-Shore Staffing to Address Shortage of Office Workers

Lean Staffing Solutions Some U.S. trucking and logistics firms have turned to near-shore staffing services to handle office tasks amid a shortage of entry-level logistics workers. (Lean Staffing Solutions)

While the freight transportation industry has struggled for years to recruit and retain truck drivers and maintenance technicians, many companies are facing another labor challenge — a shortage of entry-level office workers.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
May 28, 2019