Trucking companies are continuing to boost compensation packages as the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing driver shortage intensify the challenges of keeping seats filled behind the wheel.
Despite an industry shakeout that has been dubbed the retail apocalypse, store workers who have hung in there are seeing better pay than a generation ago, even with inflation.
Technology startup MyLumper has introduced an electronic payment platform for lumper fees designed to reduce driver stress and prevent fraud.January 18, 2017
For-hire trucking lost 3,600 jobs in September, while overall payrolls increased by 156,000 the Labor Department reported Oct. 7.October 7, 2016
West Side Transport announced a new pay package for its regional and over-the-road drivers that ensures them a minimum $900 to $1,100 a week.November 16, 2015
Dry-van truckload carrier American Central Transport and flatbed hauler Boyd Bros. Transportation recently announced driver-pay increases.August 17, 2015
National carriers C.R. England and Celadon Group Inc. announced new pay packages for their drivers.
Electronic Funds Source said drivers now can use its payment cards in conjunction with CAT Scale Co.’s new Weigh My Truck mobile app.January 9, 2015