Nationwide, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate has constricted truck capacity in all industry segments.  The result is the inability to secure the quantity of trucks needed in the timeline they are desired.

Motor carriers are being choosier about the loads they accept:

Does not pay enough…no thanks.
Long loading/unloading times…no thanks.
Undesirable appointment times…no thanks.
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Not a friendly driver environment…no thanks.
You take too long to pay…no thanks.

The fact is, driver compensation is increasing, and, as a result, truck rates are increasing.  It can honestly be said, “We do not have a driver shortage.  We have a driver pay shortage.”

In order to get your loads covered, we all need to make trucking a desirable career.  On the operations side, be fast, respectful and flexible. On the commercial side, pay well and timely.

It might be preachy, but it is the truth.

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