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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Trucking’s Owner-Operators

The Impact from Coronavirus on Owner-Operators

Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the trucking industry both at the fleet and driver level. This week we focus again on the driver impact, but more specifically on how the current situation affects trucking’s owner-operators. Overdrive Senior Editor, Todd Dills, sits down to share […]

Recruiting Truck Drivers on Mobile Devices

How to Recruit Truck Drivers on Mobile Devices

In today’s world to stay competitive your truck driver recruiting needs to be mobile-friendly. The era when mobile-friendliness was simply an option to consider adding to your truck driver recruiting is over. So what steps do you need to take to make sure your recruiting efforts are optimized to reach drivers on mobile devices? That’s […]

8 Truck Driver Recruiting Tactics for Small Fleets

How to recruit drivers for smaller fleets

Listen to the article: As a small fleet, it is difficult not to get lumped in with bigger fleets when it comes to content on how to improve, best practices, how to manage leads, and so on. You may not need to know how to empower your recruiting team or efficiently manage a large volume […]

Nominations for 2018 Trucking’s Top Rookie Award Closing Soon!

Trucking's Top Rookie Nominations Open

Your window of opportunity to nominate your pick for the 2018 Trucking’s Top Rookie Award is closing soon! All nominations must be submitted to Truckers News by 5 p.m. ET Friday, June 29, 2018. That’s this Friday! If you haven’t nominated your pick for this year’s top rookie you still have time. [box] Nominees will […]

Nominations Now Open for 2018 Trucking’s Top Rookie Award

Trucking's Top Rookie Nominations Open

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Mike O’Connell Trucking’s Top Rookie Award presented by Truckers News. Ten finalists will be named July 30, and 2018’s top rookie will be announced Aug. 24 at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas. All nominations are due in to Truckers News by the close of business at […]

How Smart Rhino Labs Strengthens Randall-Reilly


Recently, Randall-Reilly announced the acquisition of Smart Rhino Labs. Growth is generally viewed as a good thing, and with an established data source such as Randall-Reilly bringing Smart Rhino Labs into the fold it can only mean good things for current and future clients right? [hr style=”3″ margin=”40px 0px 40px 0px”] Who is Smart Rhino […]

Your Fleet’s Reputation Matters

Your Fleet Reputation Matters

What kind of reputation does your fleet have? Perhaps the more important question would be, what kind of reputation does your fleet have with drivers? Drivers’ opinions are important and can really impact the effectiveness of your recruiting. The one group of people you cannot afford to have a bad rep with is . . […]

Young Truck Drivers Are the Key to the Future

Young Truck Driver

Over the past few months we’ve covered the driver shortage a number of times and the current state of the trucking industry. Recruiters are facing difficulties getting the necessary qualified drivers to keep up with the current demand . . . and that demand is only increasing as time goes on. The shortage and the […]

Targeting and Recruiting Today’s Owner-Operators

Big Red Big Rig

While not the biggest segment of the truck driver population, owner-operators can be an attractive option for fleets to pursue. With an estimated 40,000 commercial driver licenses issued per month, their numbers will only increase in the future. Fleets who want to benefit from and employ owner-operators first have to know how to reach them. […]