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How are new trucking companies affecting driver employment?

Posted by Avery Vise on Aug 31, 2021 10:17:04 AM

Avery Vise discusses the surge in new trucking companies over the past year and what effect it has on driver employment.

This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our July State of Freight webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.

Key Takeaways:
  • Since July of last year there has been a massive surge in the creation of new, typically very small for-hire trucking companies.
  • This shift could be a sign that structural changes may be incoming with regard to how we view payroll employment.


Tags: Economy, trucking, driver shortage, transportation, for-hire trucking, state of freight, driver capacity, trucking companies


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