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Just a few weeks ago, the freight industry saw surging transactional demand as consumers flooded grocery stores for food and household supplies. Now the demand has dried up, and as FreightWaves reports, outbound tender volume is below its average for “normal times.” What do these market trends mean for truck drivers who are on the front […]

Carrier bankruptcies over the past year have sparked some fears about whether there will be enough truck drivers when freight demand eventually rebounds. The freight industry is cyclical and the market can quickly shift. But fears that recent bankruptcies among trucking companies will prompt meaningful numbers of drivers to seek jobs in other industries may […]

An abbreviated version of this article appeared on Trucks.com in February 2020 Driver turnover is notoriously high in the freight industry — with some estimates suggesting that, on average, trucking companies see their entire driver pool change over each year. Such eye-poppingly high turnover statistics would suggest a massive labor retention crisis. In a year […]

March is upon us, and that means it’s time for the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). We’re heading to Louisville, Kentucky for MATS, the trucking industry’s biggest trade show with over 70,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from March 28-30. Taking place at the 1.2 million-square-foot Kentucky Exposition Center, MATS attendees will be able to enjoy free […]