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As the days of the classic long-haul trucker fade into the sunset carriers are looking towards a new generation of drivers to help keep freight moving. The problem is that despite the mass amount of available driving positions fewer and fewer American’s are entering the arena of professional truck driving. Those who are wanting to drive professionally are often misinformed and sadly under educated. Many new drivers have unrealistic expectations regarding their potential earnings and the amount of work truly required to be successful. Too often carriers are expending valuable time and resources to recruit drivers who are simply unretainable. Finding and recruiting the right drivers can be overwhelming. Here, at Quality, we can help carriers take a thoughtful approach that will create many benefits for both the carrier and the driver.
Fleets are offering higher wages and other compensation for drivers but there’s still a need for more new talent, Costello [...]