Grateful For Truckers This Thanksgiving

Grateful For Truckers This Thanksgiving

GRATEFUL FOR TRUCKERS THIS THANKSGIVING Happy Thanksgiving! At The National Transportation Institute, we can’t wait to spend time with family, reflect on all that we have to be grateful for, and of course, eat an amazing meal. Everybody knows that Thanksgiving is the day for indulgence. Gathering around the dinner table is the mainstay of

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Five Things Drivers Wish the World Knew

Five Things Drivers Wish the World Knew

FIVE THINGS DRIVERS WISH THE WORLD KNEW National Truck Driver Appreciation week may be wrapped up for 2021, but we’re determined to keep the momentum going for as long as possible. That’s because, at The National Transportation Institute, we’re a little obsessed with drivers. We encounter so many of them who take pride in their

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Economic Growth Slows to a Trickle

Economic Growth Slows to a Trickle

ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWS TO A TRICKLE The latest numbers are in. Last quarter, the U.S. economy grew at a meager 2.0% annualized rate. In most years, this would be a respectable growth rate. But we’re calling it meager this time because it’s the smallest increase since the start of the recovery. To give you a

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What Does the National Transportation Institute Do?

What Does the National Transportation Institute Do?

WHAT DOES THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE DO? You might subscribe to our newsletter. Or you may have heard National Transportation Institute President Leah Shaver on the Hire Road podcast or Transport Topics’ Newsmakers. Maybe you’ve seen us mentioned in Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes or USA Today. Or even listened in while Leah

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An Easy Way Turbocharge Driver Engagement

An Easy Way Turbocharge Driver Engagement

AN EASY WAY TURBOCHARGE DRIVER ENGAGEMENT We talk a lot about tools companies can use to keep drivers happy, engaged, and, well, continually employed with them. And sometimes, those topics can get a little heavy. Driver health and retirement benefits are going to require a big conversation. And subjects like managing driver dwell time can

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I Heart Truckers

I Heart Truckers

I HEART TRUCKERS National Truck Driver Appreciation Week wrapped up on September 18th, and we were thrilled to see so many pictures and hear heartwarming stories of businesses and individuals supporting truckers. Our men and women work hard every day of the year. We love having a week set aside for them each fall and

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Recruiting the Next Generation in Trucking

Recruiting the Next Generation in Trucking

RECRUITING THE NEXT GENERATION IN TRUCKING We’ve all heard the story about aging drivers. There’s no need to regale the NTI audience with statistics about average age or the number of retirements. These are numbers that our readers are already painfully aware of. But for as imperative as it is to address the aging workforce

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