New data compiled by Stay Metrics, a company whose mission is to assist carriers in reducing driver turnover, reveals a whopping 60% of drivers hired in January 2018 did not make it a complete year with that employer.
Stay Metrics compiled hiring data from 89 carriers and found that of the 3,000 drivers hired last January only 40% were still with that carrier one year later. It further illustrates conditions some industry analysts have described as epidemic levels of driver turnover.
Are women happier with their trucking careers than their male counterparts? A new study by Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence-based driver feedback, engagement, training, and retention solutions for the transportation industry, says “yes.”
It’s no secret trucking companies have been wrestling with the lack of availability of willing CDL holders to transport their freight. It’s also no secret that the industry has been attempting to woo more women into a truck driving career path in the hopes of tapping into a previously uncultivated demographic in the labor market.
Transportation Nation Network has recently published two very eye-opening reports about this very topic (The Changing Face Of The Trucking Industry and A Pink Wave Comes To Trucking) and would highly suggest you check them out.