Recruit a “New” Segment of Drivers to Take on the Driver Shortage


The trucking industry is standing at a crossroads. Between the driver shortage and the challenges in recruitment and retention, this guide gets to the heart of the problem. You’ll learn shocking statistics around driver health, how it’s feeding the driver shortage, and a new pool of drivers to recruit from.  

March 1, 2022

10 Tips to Catapult Your Way to Safety & Operational Success

Omnitracs Whitepaper

Read this eBook on best practices from Award-Winning Fleets to learn how to:  Build and maintain a strong safety culture, recruit and retain a robust fleet, improve overall driver satisfaction, and more... 

July 1, 2021

How to Hire More Drivers By Training Recruiter in Sales

As the industry-wide [quality] driver shortage continues to loom large, attracting, hiring, and retaining drivers has become incredibly important, and much of this responsibility rests on the shoulders of CDL driver recruiters. Understanding the parallel between recruiting and sales is a critical step. With drivers considered as ‘leads’ in a ‘sales funnel’, recruiters can nurture these contacts, create lasting relationships, and be successful in today’s challenging environment.

December 12, 2019

Want More Female Drivers? Include Them in Ads, Experts Say

How to attract more female drivers. Allison Geist, operations support manager at NFI, asks the crowd who feels affected by the driver shortage. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

DALLAS — Companies can attract female drivers by showcasing women on the job in their advertisements, according to experts assembled at the Women In Trucking Association’s annual conference.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Cab Comfort Crucial to Retaining Drivers, TMC Panel Says

Cab Comfort Kenworth's Jamin Swazo (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Providing a comfortable and safe environment in truck cabs is critical when it comes to retaining and recruiting drivers. That was the main conclusion at a roundtable discussion called: “Spec’ing the Cab & Sleeper for Driver Comfort and Safety,” which was held at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting March 19.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 28, 2019

Solving Your Toughest Trucking Problems

Tenstreet’s Joe Franco, Director of Strategic Sales and Enablement, will guide you through a live demonstration and show you how you can experience huge gains in efficiency by using Tenstreet to market, recruit, onboard, and manage your drivers.

November 29, 2018

Schools, Rivals Help Carriers Fill Growing Job Vacancies

Freight carriers, commercial fleet operators and third-party logistics companies are all putting out “Help Wanted” signs.

September 16, 2013