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    Automated inspections drive fleet efficiency

    J.B. Hunt and Western Express are among carriers participating in an electronic inspection pilot program that could ultimately save drive time.

    By May 18, 2022
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    XPO names CEO of planned brokerage spinoff

    Drew Wilkerson, currently president of North American Transportation at XPO, brings 14 years of brokerage leadership to the role.

    By May 9, 2022
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    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    Coca-Cola to donate $1M to Georgia Technical College System for more driving instructors

    The donation will fund 11 full-time and two part-time CDL instructors. Coke's Southeast distributor hopes it will help fill 85 open driver jobs.

    By April 29, 2022
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    Drivers could get $7,500 in tax credits under proposed legislation

    A bill introduced this month would also create credits of up to $10,000 for new truck drivers or for those enrolled in registered apprenticeships.

    By April 19, 2022
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    Tales from the C-Suite: The blurred lines between trucking CIOs, CTOs

    As the industry begins to adopt real-time tracking, CIOs and CTOs both need to make decisions on data with speed. 

    By April 14, 2022
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    Walmart will pay up to $110,000 for long-haul drivers

    The company also opened a path for supply chain workers in Delaware and Texas to earn CDLs through a training program.

    By April 8, 2022
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    White House credits apprenticeships, outreach for trucker employment gains

    Domino's, Frito-Lay, PepsiCo, Albertsons and UPS are among more than 100 employers that have launched programs to improve driver retention since December.

    By April 4, 2022
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    'A lonely profession': How COVID-19 took a toll on drivers' mental health

    Two years into a pandemic that's left many drivers isolated, industry experts urge new support systems and more open dialogue.

    By Katie Pyzyk • March 16, 2022
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    Stevens Transport hopes to settle anti-poaching claims for $5.5M

    A group of drivers have accused a number of fleets of walling them off to prevent defections to other carriers.

    By March 14, 2022
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    ATA members can now offer federal apprenticeship programs

    The Labor Department programs aim to increase driver recruitment and training with paid on-the-job instruction and potential grants for childcare and housing.

    By March 4, 2022
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    FMCSA's apprenticeship pilot forges public divide

    Critics of the program are worried about accident upticks, while supporters are concerned about losing potential drivers to other careers. 

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    Driver shortage pushes fleets to recruit outside the licensed talent pool

    Trucking firms are finding creative ways to reach potential drivers — even if they don't have CDLs.

    By Katie Pyzyk • Feb. 22, 2022
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    Tales from the C-suite: Tech tasks CFOs with new responsibilities

    CFO roles in the trucking industry will become more data-driven as digital tools change how they approach their strategies.

    By Feb. 22, 2022
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    For diesel techs, AR and VR headsets are changing the recruitment game

    The tools illustrate the industry's technological evolution and help combat the perception of technician jobs as "dirty" or "greasy."

    By Katie Pyzyk • Feb. 18, 2022
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    Averitt Express lays off 58 drivers after losing Shoe Carnival contract

    The two companies are mum on why the contract was not renewed, but it is likely the carrier will try to retain and transfer the drivers to other locales.

    By Feb. 16, 2022
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    As Canadian trucker protests drag on, TL spot rates surge

    High rates for loads out of Toronto likely reflect the cost of routing around the Ambassador Bridge, which protesters blockaded.

    By Feb. 11, 2022
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    How USA Truck won back driver trust after a 'lost decade'

    The carrier had one of the highest turnover rates in the industry, and fixing that was key to success.

    By Feb. 11, 2022
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    Knight-Swift launches program to operate its first Embark AV

    Driver feedback is an integral part of the companies' Truck Transfer Program and will help define tools and procedures for using the technology.

    By Feb. 9, 2022
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    OSHA stay a 'sigh of relief,' but not the end of employer vaccination concerns

    States and local governments adopted their own versions of the federal emergency temporary standard, and more rule changes may be on the horizon.

    By Ryan Golden • Feb. 7, 2022
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    FMCSA's driver training rule will eliminate 'CDL mills,' association says

    The federal government had delayed implementation of the Entry-Level Driver Training regulation for two years.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
  • Drivers, rental prices and tech: Ryder's CFO talks 5 trends in trucking

    The company is also keeping tabs on labor, operations and equipment as the market continues to be favorable.

    By S.L. Fuller • Jan. 26, 2022
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    Trucking firms try employee benefits as driver recruitment, retention tool

    It's too early to tell whether the method will be effective long term, one expert said. But drivers are asking for more.

    By Jan. 24, 2022
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    6 charts show how private fleets recruit, retain drivers

    Time at home and higher pay contribute to lower turnover rates at private fleets compared to their for-hire counterparts. 

    By Shefali Kapadia • Jan. 11, 2022
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    Trucking and the vaccine mandate

    Stakeholders urge Supreme Court to act fast on OSHA mandate

    The Biden administration will need at least five justices to decide in its favor — which may prove difficult.

    By Ryan Golden • Jan. 10, 2022
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    Tales from the C-suite: COVID-19, squeezed supply chains alter the trucking COO's role

    "Every job has to evolve more tomorrow than it has today, or you won't be in business long," said Garner Trucking COO Tim Chrulski.

    By Jan. 4, 2022