As most in the trucking industry are aware, elevated driver turn-over rates can become rather disconcerting and frustrating, especially when you work so hard to bring a new driver on-board, only to have them resign after just a few weeks or months with the company.
Let’s face it. Truthfully, it costs an employer a significant amount of overhead and out-of-pocket expense just to get a new driver through the doors–shelling out for things like DOT physicals, lodging, transportation, food allowances, orientation pay, etc. So, the last thing you want as an employer is to lose a driver after that initial investment has been made.
That then raises the age-old question of, “Why do drivers leave a company, anyway?” Read the rest of this entry »
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