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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From Leah’s Desk: Thanking Truckers All Year

From Leah’s Desk

FROM LEAH’S DESK: THANKING TRUCKERS ALL YEAR It’s September, and that means one thing at our office – National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. And I love it. We’re big on driver acknowledgement around here, and it warms my heart to see gratitude for truckers spread across the country every fall. There’s good reason to appreciate

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Staying Fit to Drive

Getting Fit to Drive

STAYING FIT TO DRIVE Today we want to talk about a topic that we all wish we didn’t have to. Driver health! It’s not a fun thing to think about. Whether you’re a trucker or a recruiter, this form can seem awfully intimidating. And we all know that the lifestyle on the road isn’t exactly

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Celebrating Drivers This Labor Day

Celebrating Drivers This Labor Day

CELEBRATING DRIVERS THIS LABOR DAY There’s a holiday around the corner, and it’s one that’s near and dear to us. According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day was instituted as “an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers”. It was first celebrated on September 5th, 1882 in New York City.

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Honestly, It’s a Retention Tool

Honesty its a retention tool

HONESTY, IT’S A RETENTION TOOL Listen up, friends! This week we want to talk about the reality of trucking as a job, and a lifestyle. More specifically, what’s promised during recruitment versus what actually happens once a driver is on the road. Honesty in recruiting isn’t the most fun to think about, but it is

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Our Infrastructure Bill Wishlist

Our Infrastructure Bill Wishlist

OUR INFRASTRUCTURE BILL WISHLIST In mid-July, a caucus of Democrats and Republicans came together in support of the latest Senate proposal for an infrastructure bill. While not a done deal yet, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework will likely move forward in the Senate and appears to have enough backers in the House. The infrastructure bill weighs

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An Unlikely Recruiting Tool

An Unlikely Recruiting Tool

AN UNLIKELY RECRUITING TOOL Ask most drivers what their least favorite part of the job is, and you’ll probably get at least a few mentions of detention. Over and over again, unpaid, unproductive time is reported to be one of a trucker’s biggest frustrations. Driver detention is a headache for everybody who’s involved in it,

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