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A 20-something’s View on Recruiting Nextgen Drivers

Posted April 15, 2015

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues

(Canadian Trucking Alliance)

The worsening driver shortage has been one of the most discussed issues in the trucking industry in recent years, leading to concerns where motor carriers will find trucking’s next wave of drivers as the current generation nears and even surpasses the age of retirement.

However, carriers are now finding out just how difficult it is to attract and retain a younger pool of Gen X drivers (and millennials in the future).

As published in CCJ magazine, what follows are the opinions of a 20-something trucking industry worker on what carriers should know about the current generation of potential workers think about the industry and what businesses could be doing to attract them... Click here to read more.