4 Ways to Recruit Young Drivers

  • Posted on: 23 May 2017
  • By: admin

According to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average age of a truck driver in the U.S. is 55, a fact that is no doubt contributing to the current driver shortage. What happens when these drivers retire? How can transportation companies lure younger drivers to the industry? Read below for tips on how to bring young drivers into the industry and keep them there.
1. Reach out with social media.

Safety and Compliance Solutions

  • Posted on: 27 January 2017
  • By: admin

The presidential transition has thrown into question some aspects of the trucking and transportation industry. With the appointment of Elaine Chao as Department of Transportation Secretary, President Trump’s goals with respect to infrastructure updates and DOT regulations are still being determined. The future of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA, Safety and Compliance policies are likely to be affected as well.

Utilizing a Driver Recruitment Management System Enables Trucking Companies to Hire and Qualify Drivers More Quickly

  • Posted on: 6 April 2016
  • By: admin

While companies can’t necessarily increase the driver population, they can help themselves by identifying, qualifying and processing applications as quickly and efficiently as possible. Utilizing technology, specifically, a driver recruitment management system are being implemented industry wide to meet these objectives. With a driver recruitment management system, recruiting and HR departments can execute a consistent process to assess and on-board every applicant.

Truck Fleet Maintenance Software Empowers Trucking Companies to Optimize Their Vehicle Maintenance Operations

  • Posted on: 21 January 2016
  • By: admin

Performing regularly scheduled preventative maintenance on a truck fleet is critical to extending the life span of a vehicle as well as to avoid breakdowns requiring more expensive repairs. With all of the challenges that are associated with fleet maintenance, it is becoming more important for trucking companies to utilize automated solutions.

Efficient Transportation Accounts Payable Management Can Improve Cash Management and Reduce Costs for Trucking Companies

  • Posted on: 13 January 2016
  • By: admin

Today, many trucking companies are finding that an automated transportation accounts payable management process can help increase efficiency and make a real difference to a trucking company’s bottom line by reducing costs. Using a system to track the workflow of documents can improve the process and reduce the number of hours spent resolving errors.

DQ File Management Provides Challenges for Even the Best Trucking Companies

  • Posted on: 4 January 2016
  • By: admin

For a trucking company, gathering and maintaining driver qualification (DQ) files is a daunting yet necessary task for carriers, drivers and safety, compliance and human resource personnel. In recent years, trucking companies have been able to streamline their DQ file management process with software solutions that provide a paperless approach.

Mobile Document Capture is Modernizing Trip Document Submission

  • Posted on: 14 December 2015
  • By: admin

A truck can't run without its engine and the trucking industry can't run without the timely processing of trip documents. With all the moving and deliveries being made on a daily basis, submitting trip documents in a timely manner can be a big challenge and delays can impact productivity. New mobile document capture tools are modernizing how drivers capture and submit trip and other time sensitive documents for processing.

Let's be friends!