inspections each designed for a particular purpose. FMCSA gives states and local jurisdictions funding to perform these inspections and collect data, which can impact future enforcement inspection plans.
One area where carriers too often have financial and operational loss is crash and claims management. There are essential items to consider to help mitigate this expense and its potential strain on a business.
Driver retention is a problem facing most carriers today. It’s also one of the very serious challenges feeding the lack of truck drivers.
“The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers,” said Chris Spear, president, and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, during a CNN interview in October. This shortage is an increase of 19,000 truck drivers from three years ago, and it’s likely to get worse.