Trucking Industry Aims for a Younger Workforce

Today’s Trucking reports that carriers are willing to hire younger employees to drive their fleets. According to the recent TCP Business Expectations Survey, 80% of those surveyed would consider hiring younger workers, provided that they had proper credentials. Currently only about 30% of carriers hire entry-level drivers.

Such a change is a result of a chronic driver shortage. Accord to TCP Partner Richard Mikes,“Everyone in the supply chain needs to recognize the critical need to pay a little more to keep quality drivers moving the freight.”

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