CALENDONIA, Ont. – In the wake of a recent study by Transportation Media Research, Truck News research division, which found that 79% of drivers surveyed were interested in more training for career paths, a task force is being assembled by KRTS Transportation Specialists to meet the high demand.
The results of Transportation Media Research validates what many in the industry believe has been needed for years in order to attract, place and retain people with the largest employer in Canada, KRTS officials said in a release.
With thousands of Canadian for-hire trucking companies and private carriers all drawing from the same pool, the industry needs a career path now, KRTS says.
KRTS president Kim Richardson and a number of industry stakeholders are planning to have round table discussion in December to examine the next steps.
A career path is vital to the success of our industry if we are going to be successful at recruitment and retention, Richardson said.
For those interested in attending the round table, contact KRTS at 800-771-8171.
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