The 60,000 Questions Interview with Richard Mikes

Jason Rhyno of Today’s Trucking Magazine recently sat down with Richard Mikes of Transport Capital Partners to discuss driver wages and turnover. The results from TCP’s fourth quarter 2011 Business Expectations Survey show that two-thirds of surveyed carriers think that wages must be more than $60,000 to attract and retain drivers. Additionally the American Trucking Association (ATA) data shows that driver turnover rates doubled in the second half of 2011. Mikes discusses the importance of carriers balancing in 2012: balancing available trucks with rising freight volumes and balancing driver wages with existing rates. Read the full “The 60,000 Questions” article here.