retention

Business

Listening to Drivers Is Important Retention Tool, Expert Says

Jane Jazrawy of CarriersEdge Jane Jazrawy of CarriersEdge by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

FRISCO, Texas — Gathering feedback from drivers is an important part of keeping them, according to Jane Jazrawy, co-founder and CEO of CarriersEdge.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 14, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

WIT Conference Experts Debate Solutions to Turnover, Driver Shortage

CFI's Gretchen Jackson and Lana Batts of Driver iQ Jackson (left), a senior manager for driver recruiting with CFI, and Batts, co-president of Driver iQ, led the discussion on the driver shortage and retention strategies. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

FRISCO, Texas — Reliable pay and a variety of hauling options can help retain drivers and attract new ones amid a thinning workforce, according to two industry experts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 14, 2018
Business

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