TRUCKERS' TURNOVER * USA: Showing signs of paying off more so than usual
* Virginia - ATA reports: Driver turnover at large truck carriers drops to 71 percent
--- While motor carriers continue to work hard to fill driver seats, data issued today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) is showing that the efforts are showing signs of paying off more so than usual... Even with an increased onus on augmenting driver training, retention, and compensation packages, many carriers are still struggling with how to fill the empty seats... The ongoing driver shortage still serves as a major factor for tight over the road capacity, which has been burdensome for shippers in that they need to pay higher rates in order to get their freight moved in a timely and efficient manner...
(Photo: U.Va. graduate student examines the flexibility of truck drivers) -- Arlington, VIR, USA - Logistics Management, by Jeff Berman - March 29, 2017