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Consumers and drivers alike are already feeling the effects of the driver shortage problem. As customers and clients continue to expect faster deliveries, drivers are struggling to keep up with the demands. To quantify the problem, the American Trucking Association (ATA) reported a driver shortage of over 36,000 in 2016. They expect that number to […]

The numbers are looking grim for carriers. By 2024, experts forecast that the trucking industry will fall short by nearly 175,000 drivers. Motor carriers are scrambling to find ways to entice new candidates into the trucking industry, but that is no small feat. Truck driving is demanding and the work is difficult—not exactly a compelling […]

In recent years the transportation industry has struggled to fill a substantial number of job openings with qualified drivers. As existing drivers age and begin to retire, companies are looking to hire younger drivers to maintain their fleets. Trucking, unlike most industries, has a higher number of employees over the age of 65 than employees 24 and […]