Navigating Uncertainty: What Lies Ahead and How Targeted Technology Adoption Can Help

What can fleets expect in 2024? NTI President and CEO Leah Shaver, joined by Kenny Vieth from ACT Research, Steve Keppler from Scopelitis, and Sarah Wicker from EROAD, explored the critical issues facing fleets this year in a webinar hosted by FleetOwner. Dive into the discussion and discover how your fleet can navigate these challenges. […]

How do drivers say pay effects their job satisfaction?

Driver satisfaction is down, and “the common aggravator today may not be drivers’ base wages,” said NTI’s Leah Shaver. Drive My Way’s recent Driver Happiness Survey indicates only 51% of drivers are content with their jobs. In an interview with Trucking Dive, Leah pointed out that the “lack of productivity (aka fewer miles, hours, and […]

‘The problem with pay’

What are drivers’ top concerns with pay in the current freight market? NTI’s Leah Shaver spoke with FleetOwner about driver pay’s relationship to happiness and job satisfaction — and what fleets should be aware of when it comes to drivers’ paychecks in late 2023. Read the article here.

Webinar: Owning the driver pay conversation in turbulent market cycles

How can your fleet balance driver recruiting and retention needs while still focusing on bottom-line results in a softer freight market? NTI’s Leah Shaver detailed the six top driver pay strategies fleets can leverage in the current freight cycle to focus on drivers while also helping boost your fleet’s profitability in a free DriverReach webinar last […]

Truck driver pay concerns grow amid freight slowdown

“Many complaints related to pay can be resolved quickly and easily if drivers feel they can voice concerns and they know who to voice concerns to,” said NTI’s Leah Shaver. “If they don’t feel they can voice concerns and they don’t know who to communicate to, such as a terminal manager or driver manager who can […]

What’s shaping driver recruiting in 2023?

NTI’s Leah Shaver chatted with CRST Chief People Officer Jenny Abernathy on the Taking the Hire Road podcast about the trends and themes that Abernathy is looking at for the year ahead and how the whiplash effects of the past few years are guiding the fleet’s recruiting and HR strategies in the coming months. That includes pivoting from the […]

5 truck driver pay trends to know for 2023

What are the driver pay trends that should be on every fleet’s radar? NTI teamed up with Drive My Way to share five key structural changes ongoing in driver compensation plans, based on in-depth analysis of NTI’s survey data and in ongoing conversations with motor carriers and private fleets across the industry.

Fleets must ditch the ‘earn your stripes’ mentality for newer drivers

When it comes to both pay momentum and career development, newer entrant drivers expect rapid and frequent growth, writes NTI’s Leah Shaver in FleetOwner. Carriers and private fleets alike must be proactive in offering a pay progression model that fits these demands. Read her full column here.