With constant fluctuations in price, fleet owners are becoming much more conscious of their fueling spend. Some may shop around to find more cost effective supply options, while others are looking at newer technologies to increase fuel efficiencies. Most of us have seen smart phone applications for everything it seems, but now trucking companies are more regularly looking into newer apps as a fuel optimization solution. Two companies in particular are setting the standard for over the road truckers in this category.
The millennial crowd views UBER as a great opportunity to earn cash on a regular, or part time basis. The schedules can be a flexible as necessary, which is why many feel the Millennial's take a strong liking to the opportunity.
According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), in 2016 truck driver turnover rates were the highest compared to most other occupations. There are many complications the transportation industry has to overcome when it comes to truck driver retention. The aging workforce and the long hours away from home are just two of the major obstacles companies are faced with when hiring and retaining truck drivers.