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Recruiting and retaining drivers in the transport industry

Driver attrition has challenged freight carriers in the past few years, as surging demand collided with a pandemic that pushed many drivers to change jobs or leave the industry. The tight labor market has prompted innovation in the recruiting and retention practices of leading transport companies.

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  • Fleets gave drivers big raises in 2021: ATA
  • Marten Transport credits work-life balance as factor in driver hiring boost
  • 6 charts show how private fleets recruit, retain drivers