Blog Tag: Transportation Risk Management
The trucking industry is facing a major problem that is putting freight carriers at risk. A severe driver shortage is prompting many trucking companies to recruit and hire whomever they can find – some even making job offers to students who have been in commercial driver’s license (CDL) training for only a matter of days.
This often means that experience and good driving habits aren’t major factors in the hiring process. Before hiring the first available applicant, we urge you to pump the brakes and consider several strategies that could help you find and retain quality drivers. This extra effort can go a long way toward building a stronger fleet and reducing your overall risk.