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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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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It’s Not (Just) About the Money

It’s Not (Just) About the Money

IT’S NOT (JUST) ABOUT THE MONEY Here at NTI, we’re pretty big on driver wages. I mean, come on. Obvious statement of the year, right? It’s our job to help carriers offer competitive driver pay, in a sustainable, non-painful way for their company. We talk about it every day. In fact, it’s what gets us

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The Biggest Challenge in Driver Recruiting Today

The Biggest Challenge in Driver Recruiting Today

THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE IN DRIVER RECRUITING TODAY There are so many difficulties in trucking today. Consumer demand is up, participation in the labor force is down, and today’s capacity crunch is worse than in 2018. There’re enough challenges to stuff an eighteen-wheeler. What’s the hardest part of recruiting today?  Most fleets are going pedal to

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Women In Trucking Association partners with The National Transportation Institute to gather and distribute its WIT Index

In an effort to better quantify the number of women working in the trucking industry, Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) created the “WIT Index”, which measures the number of women drivers and management at organizations nationwide. One of the most often asked questions is “how many women are in the trucking industry?”  Of course,

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Position Driver Wages, Recruiting & Retention, Rates for Success in 2016

Stifel Capital Markets is pleased to offer:   Positioning Driver Wages for Success in 2016 Friday, February 26th, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. ET The National Transportation Institute Gordon Klemp – Founder & President & Leah Shaver – Chief Operating Officer    Moderated By: John Larkin, CFA – Stifel Transportation Analyst Dial-In Number(s)   (888) 267-2848  Passcode:

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NTI Names Lawrence Transportation As Top Pay Carrier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ron Spangler Chief Executive Officer 540-966-4504 THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE NAMES LAWRENCE TRANSPORTATION AS TOP PAY CARRIER Company announces increase to owner operator compensation program July 7, 2015 (Roanoke, Va.) – The company was recently named a Top Pay Carrier for 2014 by the National Transportation Institute. In conjunction with this

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