Truck News


  • PMTC eastern seminar to focus on youth, retention, and engagement

    August 21, 2019 6:03PM by Truck News-East

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), along with Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic, will hold an eastern regional educational seminar Sept. 18 in Wallace, N.S. With a focus youth recruitment, retention, and engagement, the

  • The challenge of finding and retaining employees in the trucking industry

    February 8, 2019 2:47PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – Recruiting and retaining employees has become complex, and today, there are several steps companies need to take if they are going to find success in the new world of human resources. “Recruitment is partially becoming a sales

  • Titanium touts recruitment and retention success

    February 6, 2019 7:07AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group says it grew its driver base by 14% in 2018, while limiting driver turnover to 18.6%. In the U.S., driver turnover is often more than 90%. Titanium credits its success to establishing a culture

  • Best Fleets nominations now open

    September 7, 2018 8:08AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. – Is the fleet you drive for one of the best? If so, now’s your chance to nominate them for the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Best Fleets to Drive For competition. To qualify, a fleet must have 10

  • 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

  • U.S. driver turnover rises in Q3

    December 7, 2017 1:46PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at large U.S. truckload fleets rose 5% in the third quarter, to an annualized rate of 95%, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “Since bottoming out at the end of 2016, the turnover rate

  • Driver turnover plummets in US

    March 29, 2017 10:07AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at large US truckload fleets slipped 10% in the fourth quarter, reaching 71%, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s the lowest point turnover has hit in six years. Smaller fleets saw driver turnover

  • Driving for Profit/Best Fleets To Drive For seminar expands

    May 25, 2016 7:34AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Driving For Profit: Best Practices from the Best Fleets, a full-day workshop put together by NAL Insurance and CarriersEdge, is only one week away. “We are thrilled by the response of clients and prospects that will be attending this

  • News

    TTSAO 2016 Annual Conference

    November 6, 2015 2:16PM by Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario

    Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario is excited to announce their first ever annual Conference! The 2016 Conference will kick-off with Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on February 23, 2016 starting at 6:00pm. On February 24th, John G. Smith, Publisher and


    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,

  • US driver turnover drops sharply

    July 14, 2015 11:08AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Driver turnover in the US dropped sharply in the first quarter, reaching its lowest levels in years. “Clearly, the decline in driver turnover in the first quarter was significant,” ATA chief economist Bob Costello said, “but what

  • Top Fleet Employers named by Trucking HR Canada

    June 8, 2015 9:11AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada has announced the winners of its second annual Top Fleet Employers program, recognizing 22 carriers that offer the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry. Participating fleets were rated on: compensation, employee recognition, lifestyle, employee

  • Feature Human Resources


    April 14, 2015 1:15PM by James Menzies

    If you’ve been wondering what it takes to become recognized by your drivers as one of the best fleets for whom to drive, then wonder no more. Mark Murrell and Jane Jazrawy of CarriersEdge are going to reveal all the secrets

  • Driver turnover edges up at large US truckload fleets

    January 28, 2015 8:16AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Driver turnover at large US truckload fleets crept up 1% to an annualized rate of 97% in the third quarter of 2014. “Driver turnover, which is a good barometer of the driver market, remains high,” said Bob

  • Winners of first-ever Top Fleet Employers program announced

    May 27, 2014 3:10PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Ten of the best workplaces in the Canadian trucking industry were recognized as part of the inaugural Top Fleet Employers program, organized by Trucking HR Canada. The program examined employee recognition, compensation, lifestyle, employee engagement, wellness, professional