The key insight from this update is that early-stage turnover is increasing overall across the industry.
July 25, 2019
Stay Metrics, South Bend, Ind., announced an update to its Stay Days Table for the 1st half of 2019. The update includes data for drivers hired each month from January 2018 through May 2019 from its carrier clients.
To meet this ambitious goal, driver retention is at the top of Brady Trucking’s 2019 key executive initiatives.
March 28, 2019
Brady Trucking implemented onboarding surveys from Stay Metrics to check in with drivers at key points after their hire dates to see what their expectations of the company are, and later on, if those expectations are being met.
Respondents who opted to write-in their own answer by selecting “Other” noted issues such as damages to products in transit, temperature-control shipping, optimized inventory management and lead time reduction.
January 17, 2019
Over 44% of respondents ranked driver shortage and capacity crunch as the biggest challenge for supply chains in 2019, according to a survey conducted by Kuebix, Maynard, Mass.
Driver shortage holds firm as the No. 1 issue in the trucking industry.
October 29, 2018
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), Austin, Texas, unveiled its Top Industry Issues report, which includes the list of the Top 10 critical issues facing the North American trucking industry.
The driver shortage eased in 2016 to roughly 36,500, down from 2015’s shortfall of 45,000.
October 26, 2017
American Trucking Associations (ATA), Arlington, Va., released the findings of his latest report into the driver shortage, warning the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.
Automated road freight will save costs, reduce emissions and make roads safer, but the impact on driver jobs requires a managed transition, the study says.
June 16, 2017
Governments must consider ways to manage the transition to driverless trucks to avoid potential social disruption from job losses, says a new report published by the International Transport Forum (ITF), France.
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