Turnover Surges in Second Quarter

Driver turnover surges Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/MCT

Driver turnover at both large and small truckload carriers surged in the second quarter and could go higher in the months ahead, according to data released by American Trucking Associations.

September 18, 2017

Driver Pay Shows Marginal Second-Quarter Growth

Slight increase in driver pay Shutterstock

The National Driver Wage Index, which measures over-the-road driver pay, rose 0.9% year-over-year in the second quarter, but the index is likely to grow at a faster pace as truckload carriers experience the positive effects of economic growth and the electronic logging mandate on freight rates, according to the National Transportation Institute.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2017

Truckload Driver Turnover Surges

Driver turnover at large truckload carriers reached 106% in the second quarter — the highest level since the final quarter of 2007 — as fleets looked for staff to move modestly higher freight volumes this year, American Trucking Associations reported.

September 17, 2012