Nationwide, truck transportation employment totaled a seasonally adjusted 1.5 million in September. That's a dip of 11,400 jobs compared to the same time last year.
ATA's Bob Costello announced that the truck driver shortage now stands at roughly 78,000. That's a decrease of 4% from the trade group's prior estimate of 81,258 in 2021.
The Guaranteeing Overtime for Truckers Act would nullify the Labor Standards Act and require businesses to compensate drivers for longer-than-normal workweeks.
An increasing number of indicators within trucking suggest the recession is here — and is settling in.
Of the many overarching issues facing the trucking industry, stakeholders point to the rising cost of diesel as the most problematic of them all, according to a newly recent report.
What makes a trucker exemplary at their trade? Here are a few behaviors, characteristics or qualities that are indicative of a driver you cannot afford to let go without a fight.
Ideally, you'll recognize the signs of burnout early on, or even better, implement behaviors that can douse the flames of burnout before they get out of your control.
For the first time since March 2020, the national HOS rule is back in effect.
Have you ever felt at ease after driving an open road? Here are some of the mental health benefits of driving.
The typical truck driver is making nearly $70,000 per year, as employers are paying them more than ever.
A new initiative launched by the federal government aims to encourage more women to obtain their CDLs.
Several leading logistics entities and consumer brands are showing their commitment to corporate social responsibility by planning for the transition to zero emissions.
There are so many factors that affect the trucking industry. But one way to protect your truck driving business is through a flexible workforce.
Those in the trucking industry can use trends to their advantage to help plan, but at this point there is no reason to panic.
Truck driving is a very autonomous and independent job. That means it’s that much more important to make sure that drivers feel valued and appreciated.
Here are three main reasons a flexible workforce can be effective for your business.
When truck drivers are safe, it keeps all those around them safe.
Whether you are hiring truck drivers, managing them, or looking to become one, it’s important to consider these points.
While half of experts are saying we’re in for a steep economic downturn and ultimately a recession, the other half of experts are saying the outlook is positive.
Often, during a period of economic downturn or a cut back in business, one of the first responses is to lay off employees. This isn’t always the right solution, however.