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Hazmat Drivers and What They Mean to Your Industry

Hazmat Drivers and What They Mean to Your Industry

The shortage of truck drivers in North America isn't a new topic.  There is a wrinkle in it that isn't as widely covered but that is crucial to the success of the United States' economy: hazmat drivers.  Though they are naturally lumped in together with the general driver shortage in terms of numbers, a driver with a hazmat certification is often even more difficult to find.

3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Trucking Company

3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Trucking Company

It is not uncommon for companies large and small to field quotes and hire a trucking company based on bottom-line savings.  Few would dispute that outfits in need of shipping services should strongly consider this type of face-value assessment.

Trucking Capacity and Rate Outlook for 2017

 Trucking Capacity and Rate Outlook for 2017

According to the American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry is currently short around 48,000 drivers with that number expected to surge to 890,000 by 2025. 1This increase will be gradual, however, there will be a noticeable tightening by mid-year 2017, FTR Associates predicts.