Lately, it seems that the business of trucking is getting more and more expensive. And for good reason … it is! Fuel costs, driver wages, and truck/trailer payments are all up. So, what’s a fleet to do? After all, “you have to spend money to make money,” right?
Diesel technicians are in high demand and many fleets are having trouble securing the techs they need. So, what are the common problems and how can you overcome them? That’s exactly what Dave and Aaron Mowery sat down to discuss on this installment of Digging Deeper!
We’re back with another all-new episode of the 30 Day Reset. As always we’ll cover some of the latest driver recruiting data, take a look at some industry news stories, and check in with our economic guru, Jason Miller.
On a scale of 1 to 100, the recruiting difficulty for scoring an experienced diesel technician ranks a 99. That means every call that recruiters field with diesel techs, particularly veteran techs is very important. On today’s episode, Seth listens in to a call between a recruiter (we think … he never clarifies – strike 1) and a technician with over 20 years of experience.
We’ll cover some of the top news stories, get into all the recruiting data you can handle, and check in with our friend, Jason Miller, for his latest economic update. According to him, the freight market is nearing rock bottom; and that’s actually the good news! How? Check out his full update for more details in this month’s edition of the 30 Day Reset.
We all know that when asked drivers always rank pay at the top. But is it really the one and only thing to focus on? Could fleets find success by removing friction and improving the driver experience … even if their pay is not highest around?
Get caught up with all the latest driver recruiting data including costs, freight information, and spot rates. We’ll also take a look at top industry news stories and check in with our friend, Jason Miller, to discuss what we can learn from last year’s CVSA Roadcheck data to prepare for the upcoming inspection blitz.
What’s on the docket for the latest Economic Outlook? After falling in February, trucking payrolls were on the rise in March. What’s behind this unexpected development? Jason gives us his thoughts.
On today’s episode of The Recruiting Roundup we’ll take another look at some of the results of a recent driver…
On today’s episode of The Recruiting Roundup we talk about the FMCSA’s Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot Program. What is it?…