‘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.
In an discussion with NTI’s Leah Shaver on FreightWaves’ Taking the Hire Road show, Drive My Way’s Beth Potratz offered a sneak peak into the company’s Driver Happiness Survey and the takeaways your fleet can use in your driver recruiting and retention programs. Watch or listen to the episode here.
Thriving driver recruiting programs start with thriving communication: Kameel Gaines talks an evolving recruiting and retention landscape with NTI
NTI’s Leah Shaver talks with Kameel Gaines of driver recruiting service Rig On Wheels about how carriers should approach driver recruiting in the current market, the vital role that communication plays in all aspects of running a thriving business, and how the industry can recruit younger people and more women into trucking.
‘Promoting the truck driver as a well-respected, well-compensated career’: TCA’s Jim Ward talks regulatory policies, improving the driver job, and much more with NTI
NTI’s Leah Shaver talked one on one with TCA President Jim Ward last week on the Taking the Hire Road Show on FreightWaves, where the two discussed what TCA carrier members are saying are their top issues and priorities currently, what regulatory and policy changes TCA is working on at the state and federal level, Ward’s outlook for trucking changes that will take place in the coming years, and how the industry can grow interest in trucking careers in younger generations.
‘At some point, every entry-level driver has to drive their first mile’: NTI talks with Roadmaster president about redefining the value of incoming drivers
Fleets that hire, recruit, and welcome inexperience drivers through their doors see the value in creating opportunities in trucking for this cohort of professional truckers. NTI talks with Roadmaster about the value to all fleets to recognize the opportunity to shape long-term driver retention by hiring industry newcomers. Watch the interview here.
What’s next for Women in Trucking under new leadership? NTI interviews incoming President & CEO Jennifer Hedrick about the group’s barrier-breaking mission
What’s next for The Women in Trucking Association as Jennifer Hedrick, incoming president and CEO, takes the helm? NTI’s Leah Shaver, a longtime member and three-term board of director at WIT, had the chance to sit down one on one with Hedrick this week to ask her just that, as well as to learn more about what’s next for WIT short term and long term as Hedrick becomes only the second leader of the 17-year-old association.
Watch: NTI interviews FMCSA on trucking workforce policies, driver pay’s relation to safety, truck parking, and more
From driver pay and truck parking to attracting younger drivers and implementing policies to make trucking appealing to more women, FMCSA Robin Hutcheson chatted one on one with NTI President & CEO Leah Shaver this week about her top priorities as head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Watch the full interview.