“Recession looming!” “Markets tumbling!” “Fears growing!” Current headlines appear to be signaling—if not outright summoning—the next global financial downturn. While everyone worries about a potential economic crisis, however, many people are ignoring the one we’re already experiencing. Workers are leaving jobs at high rates, costing employers countless sums in terms of squandered recruitment, hiring, and […]
“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” I don’t know about you, but I had that was drilled into my head by multiple parents, teachers, and coaches. When I grew up, quitting was seen as cowardly and unsportsmanlike. It was always better to persevere at something, even if you were undeniably terrible at it, than […]
Conventional wisdom says money can’t buy happiness. Anyone who has struggled with bills or paid to adopt a dog knows that isn’t exactly true. Sometimes, the correlation between money and happiness seems pretty darn clear. But what about happiness’ deeper, more complex and mature older cousin? Surely you can’t assign economic value to meaning, can […]
How much does employee turnover cost? It’s a question we’ve answered several times, in several different ways. Indeed, there are multiple calculations employers can use to determine how much they can expect to spend to replace a departing worker, factoring in variables such as hiring, onboarding, training, time to productivity, and overall workforce engagement. Even […]
It’s hard to find drivers. Even harder to find good, safe drivers. Retaining the ones you have becomes essential to your fleet’s bottom line. That’s where automation with Compligo can help. Join us as Compli compliance expert, Joe Aakre (aka “Professor Joe”), shows you how our transportation clients lower their turnover. The secret? Workforce compliance […]
You can’t spell “trucking compliance” without “caring.” Try and you’ll end up with “tukomplince,” which sounds like some trendy Amazonian superfruit or an impossible yoga position.
Trucking Companies: Here’s Everything You Need to Include in an Employee’s Driver Qualification and Hiring Files
For trucking companies, compliant driver qualification practices have two basic components: people and paperwork. Your fleet’s employees do the heavy lifting (literally, in some cases) of compliance, and DQ paperwork proves it.
Data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shows that there is a strong correlation between high driver attrition (turnover) and low compliance rankings. Driver attrition is a well-known problem for trucking companies in terms of employment costs, but high turnover was not connected with landing trucking companies in the hot seat with FMCSA […]
For the past decade, the transportation industry has struggled with an employment crisis, as rates of trucker turnover have reached and even exceeded 100%.
If you’ve paid attention to any news about the trucking industry over the past couple years, chances are high you’ve seen one repeated once, twice, or a few hundred times: Turnover.