LGBT Truckers on the Road
May08

LGBT Truckers on the Road

LGBT Truckers on the Road- Experiences in the Trucking Industry The trucking industry has been a tumultuous journey for many members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. While the industry is coming around and becoming increasingly more accepting of all genders, the industry still needs support. AllTruckJobs recently connected with Shelle Lichti, the founder of a support group for LGBT truckers, to find out more...

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Trucking Trends For 2018
Dec27

Trucking Trends For 2018

With the New Year only a few days away, many truckers are wondering what they can expect. Planning is vital to the industry’s continued success. Planning is also valuable in that it helps to anticipate changes and challenges. This way strategies to address and combat these changes can be developed. It’s been a year filled with ELD laws, autonomous trucks, and various other issues. It’s time to look forward to the future to...

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Truck Driver Shortage: Recruiting Millennials
Jun20

Truck Driver Shortage: Recruiting Millennials

They have a bad rep – they are often considered entitled, lazy, and uninterested in working. Yet, Millennials, or people born between 1982 and the early 2000s, currently make up at least 40 percent of the workforce in the U.S. There are plenty of negative stereotypes out there about Millennials. So much so that the word “Millennial” has almost become a negative descriptor when it comes to discussions about recruiting them to work. If...

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FMCSA Proposed Trucking Regulation Changes Friday
Jun14

FMCSA Proposed Trucking Regulation Changes Friday

We’ve all heard of the truck driver shortage facing the country in one way or another. While it may not be the easiest issue to tackle, it is certainly one of the most important if we want to keep the trucks moving. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) demonstrated their commitment to this problem on Friday when they proposed trucking regulation changes that would make it easier to obtain a CDL. The first...

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Rehiring Former Drivers
Jan11

Rehiring Former Drivers

It’s no secret that truck driver retention has been a problem for many companies over the years. With a volatile market and a lifestyle that just isn’t cut out for everyone, it can be tough to keep drivers employed as well as find new truckers. This is why rehiring former drivers has become the main focus for many companies when attempting to keep their rigs filled. You might think “the one that got away” is gone for good, but there...

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