It all comes down to people. A look at the workforce issues impacting the industry, including ergonomics, recruiting, retention, training, corporate social responsibility, and other personnel concerns.
“After a period of relatively low turnover, it appears the driver market is tightening again, which coupled with increased demand for freight movement, could rapidly exacerbate the driver shortage,” ATA said.
"Avoiding a panic mode is the top priority during any adverse situation. This is best done by sending daily email updates to your customers letting them exactly what is going on," said Brian Fielkow, CEO of Jetco Delivery.
Finding the right person who will add value to your company is no small task. And finding someone who will stay long enough to become a profitable team member is even more difficult. So employers have become very creative in how they interview and...