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Help Wanted, Desperately, Behind the Wheel

by Kyle Massey 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Butch Rice, the president and CEO of Stallion Transportation Group of Beebe, has been preaching about the driver shortage for years. But it’s growing worse, he says.

Truckers Still Feeling Driver Pinch

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

An American Trucking Associations analysis reported an expected shortage of a record-high 47,500 drivers by the end of 2015, an increase of nearly 10,000 from the year before. The report said driver shortage has been a growing problem since the industry began to recover from the recession in 2011.

Truck Tonnage Gains in March

by Gwen Moritz 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted freight-tracking index, the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, gained 0.9 percent in March compared with February. In announcing the March figure last week, the ATA also revised the February figure to a decline of 0.7 percent compared with January. The February figure had originally been calculated as a decline of 0.6 percent.