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Weekly Driver Recruiting Report – March 16, 2022

The Weekly Report brings you updated data on recruiting metrics including click, search, and spot rates, plus a new story of the week. This week’s story – A new dashcam integration system from CarriersEdge allows fleets to assign personalized training programs for each driver.

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Numbers at a Glance

Spot Rates
WOW: 4¢ per Mile
Spot Rates by Segment
WoW: Dry Van 8¢ per Mile
WoW: Refrigerated 6¢ per Mile
WoW: Flatbed 8¢ per Mile
Load Posting Volume
WOW: 2%
Load Volume by Segment
WoW: Dry Van 10%
WoW: Refrigerated 6%
WoW: Flatbed 2%
Truck Postings
WOW: 5%
Truck Driver Searches
WOW: 11%
MoM: 21%
YoY: 13%
Clicks on Truck Driver Postings
WOW: 2%
MoM: 11%
YoY: 50%

March 16, 2022 Driver Recruiting Insights

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Weekly Report Transcript – March 16, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to the Weekly Report. For Randall Reilly, I’m Joshua Miller. Let’s get right to it.


Searches were up all around. There were increases of 11% WoW, 21% MoM, and 13% YoY. Clicks were up 2% WoW, down 11% MoM, and up 50% YoY.


Total load postings dipped by 2% WoW as dry van and refrigerated loads fell. Dry van was down 10% as refrigerated declined by 6% WoW. Flatbed on the other hand increased by 2% WoW.

Postings rose in the South Central and Southeast regions but fell in all other regions.

Truck availability declined by 5% WoW. With that availability decreaseAN, we saw the overall load-to-truck ratio increase slightly. When looking at each segment, the flatbed load-to-truck ratio was higher, while both dry van and refrigerated ratios were lower.

Spot rates rose by 4¢ per mile WoW. Now that number is including fuel, however, when you look at spot rates excluding fuel cost, the rates fell by 8¢. Surcharges jumped following a record diesel price surge of 74.5¢ a gallon during the first week of March.

Looking at our three major segments, dry van rates fell by 8¢, while flatbed increased by 8¢, and refrigerated fell by 6¢ per mile WoW.


A new dashcam integration system looks to allow carriers to provide personalized training. CarriersEdge, an online driver training provider, has launched a new system that allows fleets to create and assign personalized training programs for each driver.

Fleets can tailor a program that suits their specific needs and fits into their own pre-existing risk management programs. The system also allows for different levels of training based on the number and/or frequency of driver events.

Using the system, carriers can assign tasks consisting of classroom training, online courses, surveys, or even policy documents. The drivers’ training scores and completion statuses are then sent directly to administrators and managers.

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