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Breaking Down Barriers to the Truck Driver Shortage

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) states that the United States is headed for a truck driver shortage of 200,000 to 400,000 drivers within the next couple of years.Yet as of August 31, 2006, the Commercial Driver's License Information System (CDLIS) had 12.9 million CDL driver records, growing at an average rate of nearly 40,000 new CDL licenses per month.Out of these, an estimated 50% are just CDL holders, not using their license within [...]

Breaking Down Barriers to the Truck Driver Shortage2020-05-18T13:08:23-04:00

Truck Driving Jobs for Felons – 7 Tips on Finding Felony Jobs As a Truck Driver

Truck driving has become a popular job for felons. This can be a life changing career with long term potential and benefits. Truck driving jobs for felons provide freedom on the open road along with comfort and security as one of the higher paying felon friendly employment. According to a recent study, the U.S. trucking industry is now coming out of the recession and is growing at a rate of 4 to 6 [...]

Truck Driving Jobs for Felons – 7 Tips on Finding Felony Jobs As a Truck Driver2020-01-21T14:08:24-04:00

Truck Driver Shortage in the United States

The late night commercials have begun to invade the daytime as well promising a good career as an over the road trucker. Truck driver jobs are there for those willing to find a satisfying position in an established trucking firm, or even for those wishing to strike out on their own and run an independent rig. But ever since the 1980s, the industry has seen a decline in big rig drivers due to [...]

Truck Driver Shortage in the United States2020-01-13T20:58:12-04:00

Truck Driver Career – Long Term Career Goals

Establishing long-term career goals early in your truck driver career helps you to reach them. When you set goals for yourself, you are able to focus your efforts on the process. Goal setting helps you to get to where you eventually want to be. Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking, planning and motivating yourself to make your vision a reality. Also, because you will be focused on your goals, you will [...]

Truck Driver Career – Long Term Career Goals2019-11-21T12:18:29-04:00

What’s the Future Outlook for Millennial Truck Drivers?

There has been a shortage of truck drivers for some time and it's not going to get any better any time soon. Some truck drivers on the side lines will disagree with this by indicating that there is no shortage - they say... "We are here but we just don't see enough incentives to remain in trucking". This point is well-taken, especially looking at the number of hurdles that drivers and truck owners [...]

What’s the Future Outlook for Millennial Truck Drivers?2019-10-14T11:21:06-04:00

Driver Team Solo Positions: The Nitty Gritty On Truck Driving Jobs

Trucks and truck drivers are a constant presence on US highways and interstates. A person on even the shortest drive is likely to pass by a truck or two transporting goods, and even merchandise that travels by ship, train, or airplane travels on a truck for some phase of the journey to the customer. Because trucks are such a major part of industry, truck driving jobs are important positions and good paying jobs. [...]

Driver Team Solo Positions: The Nitty Gritty On Truck Driving Jobs2019-10-14T11:09:36-04:00

Design to Build a Career Path in Truck Driving

Position Objective: To export the goods to customers in a full pledged manner that will inflate the cooperative's market share and savings, by improving the cooperative's efficiency, help to achieve the cooperative's responsibilities and goals, and result in outstanding customer service. Description: Truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and other material products over urban, interurban, provincial area. They can work for products companies, or they may be self-employed. There are also [...]

Design to Build a Career Path in Truck Driving2019-10-11T12:44:25-04:00

Prairie State Truck Driving

Illinois truck driving jobs offer great diversity. You may be delivering goods to a store in Chicago, or the town of Meyer, just east of the Mississippi River. You may pick up steel or meat from the Chicago area, or corn, hay, and other agricultural products from the state's thousands of acres of farmland. The industries of the state of Illinois are important to surrounding areas, leading to many long-haul truck driving careers [...]

Prairie State Truck Driving2019-10-09T10:46:15-04:00

Truck Driver Retention Rate Is Industry Controlled

The American Trucking Association provides updated reports as the truck driver turnover rate rises, explaining that it is a good sign for the industry. The reason most often given is that it is due to higher freight volumes and tighter regulations such as the CSA, causing a need for more qualified drivers. In an industry where driver turnover has averaged well above 100%, current fourth-quarter numbers showed a drop, coming in at 88% [...]

Truck Driver Retention Rate Is Industry Controlled2019-10-08T11:18:29-04:00

More Women Are Enjoying Careers As Commercial Truck Drivers

More and more women are entering the trucking industry today. This is a good thing for women as they find many opportunities are available to them. It is also good for the trucking industry which is currently experiencing a shortage of qualified drivers. Women in the United States have been working as truck drivers since the 1920's. They have a good track record as being dependable workers and careful drivers. They also have [...]

More Women Are Enjoying Careers As Commercial Truck Drivers2019-10-07T11:16:22-04:00
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