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  • Dollars and sense

    November 8, 2019 8:43AM by Angela Splinter

    Everyone wants to be paid well and paid fairly. And employers want to be competitive with their compensation. It’s good business to make sure what you’re offering is up to date, on trend, and able to both meet the needs

  • Industry needs to tell its story

    June 2, 2019 5:57PM by Derek Clouthier

    KELOWNA, B.C. – B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) president and CEO Dave Earle says the trucking industry is not good at telling its good news stories. Opening the BCTA’s AGM and Management Conference in Kelowna, B.C. June 1, Earle said if

  • Put me in, coach

    September 11, 2018 6:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    When implanting change, coaching and training is a process that should not end

  • Titanium increases driver pay for a second time

    June 5, 2018 3:37PM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – A second round of pay increases is coming to Titanium Trucking Services. The company announced it will be increasing its rates for its cross-border company drivers. The increase comes after owner-operator rates were bumped Jan. 1. Cross-border

  • Driver pay on the rise in U.S., ATA survey shows

    March 28, 2018 11:16AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Driver pay is rising in the U.S. against a backdrop of a limited labor pool and rising demand for services, according to the latest Driver Compensation Study from the American Trucking Associations. “This latest survey, which includes

  • Fleets negotiating better rates, raising pay

    March 19, 2018 2:26PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Fleets have negotiating power and are increasing driver pay, according to findings from the latest ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index. The index also shows fleet equipment purchase intentions are strong. “February’s index reading suggests that equipment demand

  • Morrice Transportation hikes pay rates

    December 13, 2017 7:11AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Morrice Transportation has announced it’s hiking pay rates for drivers. The increases, set to go into effect Jan. 1, will be about five cents a mile. “I have had multiple drivers call to ask me about the

  • Titanium gives drivers a raise

    November 27, 2017 11:17AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Trucking Services has announced it is increasing driver and owner-operator pay, to help achieve its growth plan for 2018. Owner-operator rates are increasing by 5% of revenue and company drivers will get up to a six


    July 21, 2015 11:09AM by James Menzies

    I recently had a nice chat with Gerry Dowden, president of East Can Transport Services, a Newfoundland-based trucking company that delivers automobiles. We were talking about the industry’s predominantly mileage-based pay structure and how it leaves many drivers feeling shorted,

  • Feature Human Resources


    April 14, 2015 1:18PM by James Menzies

    Our on-road editor Harry Rudolfs asks the question in his blog, how much should truckers make? How much is enough and how much is too much? Is there such thing as too much? In the process, he rakes wasteful

  • US trucking provides competitive pay and benefits, ATA study shows

    December 15, 2014 11:55AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) released results from a new survey showing professional truck driver pay is on par with the national median for all US households, offering “competitive” pay and benefits. “The data in our Driver

  • Major US fleets hiking driver pay

    August 13, 2014 5:16PM by Truck News

    Several high-profile US carriers have in recent days announced notable increases to driver pay packages. Transport America announced it is bringing in better pay packages for solo, team, regional and O/O divisions beginning Sept. 1. “Not only have we increased entry-level pay,