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The Trucking Industry of 2012

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2/19/2012 by Tanya Bons

The majority of trends and influences in the trucking industry are all pointing to an increase in hiring and a negative fall-out from a shortage of drivers. There are many changes on the horizon which should be implemented through carriers, truck driving schools, truck driving students and shippers; their success or failure will ultimately be reflected in your pocketbook.


WHERE ALL OUR DRIVERS WENT
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Training

OUR ECONOMY IS GROWING
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring

TRAINING OUR TRUCK DRIVERS
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Truck Driver Wages, Increase in CSA Compliance, Increase in Recruiting, Decrease in Driver Shortage, Decrease in Unemployment, Variation in Driver's Backgrounds/Educations

OUR COMPLIANCE, SAFETY, ACCOUNTABILITY, CSA
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Hiring of Truck Driving School Graduates, Increase in Safety, Increase in Training, Increase in Insurance, Increase in Pricing on Consumer Goods, Decrease in Current Driver Pool

OUR NEW HOURS OF SERVICE (HOS)
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Shipping Costs, Increase in Pricing on Consumer Goods

ELECTRIC ON BOARD RECORDERS (EOBR)
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in CSA Compliance, Increase in Pricing on Consumer Goods

THE CARRIERS HIRING US
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Wages, Increase in Bonuses, Increase in Pricing on Consumer Goods, Decrease in smaller carriers, Variation in Qualifications, Variation on Hiring Processes

THE TRUCKS WE DRIVE
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Fuel Mileage, Increase in CSA Compliance

THE SIZE OF OUR TRUCKS AND OUR LOADS
Industry Effect: Decrease in Driver Shortage, Decrease in Shipping Costs, Combat New HOS, Increase in Infrastructure Costs

FIXING OUR ROADS
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring, Increase in Road Construction, Increase in Traffic, Increase in Pricing on Consumer Goods

CROSSING OUR BORDER
Industry Effect: Increase in Hiring

Drive safe,
Tanya Bons


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