Hot Industry Issues
It’s not hard to see the direction the trucking industry is headed if you’ve spent any time looking around a truck stop lately.
There are just not enough incentives to drive a truck for a living anymore. The big wages are gone.
Will the proposed Trucker Strike 2013 actually happen? Will the truckers band together and shut down and get what they want? There sorely needs to be a tighter focus on the demands of the strike!
Trucker Pay Issues
What REALLY needs to happen? It’s not rocket science…. pay the truck driver by the hour, for big delays such as this
Rather than increase the mileage rate for truck drivers, recently trucking companies have the idea that a ‘driver incentive’ plan is a ‘better deal for drivers’….a tricky way to lead truckers to believe they are being paid a better wage.
At the recent American Trucking Association management conference, Derek Leathers, CEO of Werner Enterprises, was asked if he’d considered paying his drivers by the hour.