Transportation Industry Trends

The transportation industry is seemingly everchanging. Keep up with the latest news and trends in the trucking industry from the leader in driver staffing.

  • Centerline on CNBC: Solving the truck driver shortage

    Centerline on CNBC: Solving the truck driver shortage

    On Dec. 22, Centerline Drivers Executive Leader Jill Quinn appeared on CNBC to discuss the truck driver shortage, Centerline’s State of Trucking survey and what companies can do to improve recruiting.

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  • What is Uber Freight (and why we’re better)

    What is Uber Freight (and why we’re better)

    If you want to move goods from one location to another, you may have come across Uber Freight as an option. And why it may not be as good as it seems.

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  • How much does truck driver turnover cost?

    How much does truck driver turnover cost?

    Drivers leave their positions all the time. Sometimes it is because they’ve put in years of service and are ready to retire. No matter what the reason, truck driver turnover comes at a cost.

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  • State of Trucking 2021: The impact of COVID-19 on businesses [Video]0:59

    State of Trucking 2021: The impact of COVID-19 on businesses [Video]

    So much has changed since last year’s State of Trucking survey. Watch this video to learn how businesses are feeling with the pandemic, with topics on recruiting, driver safety and more.

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  • 10 compliance regulations you need to know for 2022 [Guide]

    10 compliance regulations you need to know for 2022 [Guide]

    The transportation industry has added a variety of new regulations for employers to follow. This guide is designed to help you understand the biggest transportation employment compliance trends.

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  • 5 tips for veterans returning to the job market as truck drivers

    5 tips for veterans returning to the job market as truck drivers

    We are committed to making your transition from active duty service member to civilian truck driver a success. That’s why we wanted to share a few tips for this process.

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  • Centerline Drivers Named A Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation By Women in Trucking Association For Third Straight Year

    Centerline Drivers Named A Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation By Women in Trucking Association For Third Straight Year

    For the third consecutive year, Centerline Drivers has been named one of the “Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation” by the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association.

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  • Having trouble recruiting truck drivers? A bit of creativity may help

    Having trouble recruiting truck drivers? A bit of creativity may help

    If you employ truck drivers, you may be wondering what you can do to draw in more applicants. Here are a few truck driver recruitment ideas that extend beyond the same old advice.

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  • The true costs of a sitting truck

    The true costs of a sitting truck

    Having a truck that doesn’t leave your yard or facility can impact your company in a number of different ways. What are the true costs of a sitting truck?

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  • Hire drivers with these soft skills & you’ll be glad you did

    Hire drivers with these soft skills & you’ll be glad you did

    When hiring a new truck driver, it’s important to find someone who knows how to operate a truck and has a good driving record. But a driver’s soft skills are equally as critical.

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  • 7 ways to help reduce the driver shortage

    7 ways to help reduce the driver shortage

    Companies everywhere are having trouble finding and retaining qualified drivers. What can your business do to minimize the effects of the truck driver shortage?

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  • What autonomous trucking means for the transportation industry: A 5-year projection

    What autonomous trucking means for the transportation industry: A 5-year projection

    There are many companies trying to automate the transportation industry. But what does all of this mean for the transportation industry over the next five years?

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  • Building relationships after hiring

    Building relationships after hiring

    While truck drivers were recognized and celebrated as essential workers over the past year, the reality is that the driver shortage continues to affect the industry, so retention is vital to success

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  • Diversity in trucking: Are you in line with recent industry trends?

    Diversity in trucking: Are you in line with recent industry trends?

    Diversity and inclusion have been hot topics in recent years. Knowing what these trends look like both outside and within the trucking industry can help you better identify where your company stands.

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  • Join us for NPTC 2021 at Booth #100!

    Join us for NPTC 2021 at Booth #100!

    Join the Centerline team at booth #100 for NPTC’s 2021 Annual Conference and Exhibition, the marquee national private truck fleet event of the year in Cincinnati, OH!

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  • COVID-19 supplemental unemployment changes: What you need to know

    COVID-19 supplemental unemployment changes: What you need to know

    Recently, states have been making changes the the supplemental unemployment benefits. These states will end the extra $300 added to weekly unemployment benefits, with some starting as early as June.

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  • Toilet paper, paper towels, chicken … are we in for more product shortages?

    Toilet paper, paper towels, chicken … are we in for more product shortages?

    Centerline Drivers State of Trucking survey shows drivers happy with roles, safety measures; employers worried about recruiting and hiring new drivers to take on expanding workload as economy reopens

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  • The State of Trucking 2021: A Centerline research study

    The State of Trucking 2021: A Centerline research study

    Our second annual State of Trucking survey hoped to gather how the pandemic has impacted employers and drivers and what challenges they face outside of it.

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  • State of Trucking 2021: A driver’s guide

    State of Trucking 2021: A driver’s guide

    We checked in with truck drivers to see how the pandemic, the driver shortage and changing safety measures have impacted their lives. See how you measure up against your peers.

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  • PeopleManagement President Carl Schweihs Named to Staffing Industry Analysts' Staffing 100 List

    PeopleManagement President Carl Schweihs Named to Staffing Industry Analysts' Staffing 100 List

    Two TrueBlue leaders have been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2021 North America Staffing 100 list. Carl Schweihs was named to prestigious list of staffing leaders for the second time.

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