I just read a ditty written by Walter Weart of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), an association that I recently joined.
I was alarmed to learn that the average 2011 turnover rate for long distance truck drivers, specifically in large fleets, is 81%. That means that over 8 in 10 professional long haul truck drivers have either thrown in the towel due to high
In the transportation industry, season and location equal money. For example, during the summer months, it’s difficult and costly to buy transportation in the Southern states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee due to the high demand for produce transportation. During the winter months, buying equipment for a reasonable rate in these states is not a problem. The winter months are problematic in