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Driver Turnover at TL Fleets Drops in 4Q, ATA Report Shows

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The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 9 percentage points in the fourth quarter, according to an American Trucking Associations report. At 78%, the rate is 10 points lower than it was during the same period in 2017.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 14, 2019
Business

Driver Turnover Rates Down in 4Q

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Driver turnover rates fell at the end of 2017 as tonnage volume rose and trucking firms focused on a mix of pay increases, sweetened benefits and other inducements to recruit and retain drivers.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2018
Business

Driver Turnover Rises Slightly but Remains Healthier Than Year Ago

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Driver turnover at large truckload fleets was 74% during the first quarter of 2017, a 15 percentage-point improvement over year-ago levels but slightly worse than 4Q 2016 levels, American Trucking Associations said in a report.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
July 5, 2017
Business

Truckload Turnover Rate Drops to Lowest Level in Six Years

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Driver turnover at large truckload fleets declined to 71% in the fourth quarter, the lowest level in six years, according to a new report from American Trucking Associations released March 29.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2017
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Large TL Churn at 5-Year Low in Sluggish Market, ATA Says

Driver turnover fell 4 percentage points year-over-year for larger truckload fleets to 83% in the second quarter, dropping to the lowest level since 2011 amid a sluggish freight market, American Trucking Associations reported last week.

Rip Watson and Ari Ashe | Staff Reporters
September 5, 2016
Business

Driver Turnover Falls for Carriers in Second Quarter Due to Sluggish Market

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Driver turnover fell four points year-over-year for larger truckload fleets to 83% in the second quarter, dropping to the lowest level since 2011 amid a sluggish freight market, American Trucking Associations reported Sept. 1.

Transport Topics
September 1, 2016
Business

Truckload 1Q Turnover Declines Due to Softer Freight Economy

Truckload turnover declined in the first quarter because a softer freight economy limited shipment volumes, reducing drivers’ opportunities to switch to a new employer, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
July 11, 2016
Business

Driver Turnover Dips in Sluggish Freight Market, ATA Says

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Driver turnover declined in the first quarter because a softer freight economy limited shipment volumes and reduced the incentives for drivers to switch to a new employer, American Trucking Associations reported.

Transport Topics
July 6, 2016
Business

Truckload Driver Turnover Climbs

Turnover at smaller truckload fleets leaped 21 percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2015, while churn at larger carriers reached even more elevated levels in spite of lackluster freight demand, American Trucking Associations reported last week.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
May 2, 2016
Business

Smaller Fleet Turnover Rises Sharply in Fourth Quarter, Worsens Further at Larger Carriers

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Truck driver turnover at smaller fleets leaped 21 percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2015, while churn at larger fleets reached even more elevated levels in spite of lackluster freight demand, American Trucking Associations reported.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2016

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