Even as the entire logistics industry must deal with an “unprecedented” labor deficit, “the driver shortage remains a primary concern” for third-party logistics providers and the shippers they serve, perthe 2016 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study.
The results were released in San Diego on Sept. 28 at a conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals..
Running into a convenience store for a quick on-the-road bite seems harmless enough. But if you have high blood pressure then chances are that snack, could come with consequences.
Some favorite snacks have enough sodium to make one’s blood pressure skyrocket. While you don’t have to ban them from your life entirely, just remember to eat them in moderation and enjoy healthier substitutes as well.
A recovering U.S. economy is driving record demand for trucking. But many smaller operators, who make up the vast majority of the roughly 470,000 for-hire fleets on the road today, say they’re missing out on the boom.
The amount of freight hauled along the nation’s highways hit an all-time high earlier this year, fueled by improved retail sales and factory output. Trucking industry revenue has grown an average of 6.5% a year since 2009, topping $700 billion last year for the first time, according to the American Trucking Associations.
Want drivers who not only stay with your company long-term, but also go the extra mile to make sure it succeeds? The key may be “employee engagement.”
Someone who is fully involved in and enthusiastic about his or her work is considered to be “engaged.” Engaged employees care about the future of the company and are willing to work harder to help the organization succeed, and research indicates engagement may be better at reducing driver turnover than pay and bonus programs.