NTI’s year in review: A look back at 2023’s key driver pay trends, plus a recap of pay strategies, answers to your pay questions, and conversations with industry leaders
‘Tis that time on the calendar: Year-in-review season. With 2023’s story all but wrapped, the team at The National Transportation Institute has compiled some the top driver pay trends and themes of the year, along with a recap of media and free resources made available to your fleet throughout the year.
In this episode of FreightWaves’ Taking the Hire Road show, NTI’s Leah Shaver is joined by Long Haul Trucking’s Anthony Book, where the two discuss the importance of both external and internal marketing, strategies to engage the next generation of trucking, and the inspiration behind Book’s children’s story, “How Chris and His Trucks Saved Christmas.”
In this season of giving and reflection, consider these trucking charities (Plus: A few ideas for giving back in your community!)
Aside from local giving options like toy drives, sponsoring children in the local community to provide gifts for, and donating to food banks or homeless shelters, there are also a myriad of charities doing impactful work in our industry and, specifically, for our driver community when the need arises. Here’s a list to consider as you make your decisions this year about which organizations to support financially or with other resources.
To help remedy any discontentment arising from these situations and to help add some cheer to your drivers’ time on the road this holiday season, NTI has put together this punch-list of five ways every fleet can elevate drivers’ experience this season and make them feel supported in their work and at home.
‘Self-care isn’t selfish’: The importance of prioritizing personal restoration for everyone in trucking
NTI’s Leah Shaver talks with ReedTMS Logistics’ Eileen Dabrowski about the importance of incorporating self-care and how to get started.