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Category: Management

Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

| May 26, 2017

With driver recruitment and retention a key success factor many organizations, Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (NASDAQ: DSKEW), North America’s largest owner and a leading consolidator of the open deck transportation and logistics market, has announced a ground-breaking new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. Here’s what’s up: Daseke became a public company earlier […]

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Freight Transportation Firm Deploys Video-based Safety Program

Freight Transportation Firm Deploys Video-based Safety Program

| May 19, 2017

Averitt Express, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, has deployed a video-based safety program to reduce collision frequency, minimize costs related to insurance claims and litigation, and improve driver safety. The company notes that it has achieved significant return on investment as a result of operational efficiencies. “While Averitt has long […]

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Univ. of Chicago Start-up Enters Driver Hiring Field

Univ. of Chicago Start-up Enters Driver Hiring Field

| May 8, 2017

Enlistics, a University of Chicago startup that builds software tools for the trucking industry, has launched Enlistics:Apply, a mobile-ready FMCSA-compliant application management system for the trucking industry. The product seeks to help the trucking companies solve one of their most serious problems: Efficient driver hiring. With traditional processes, driver applicants must undergo several background and […]

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State of New York to Pay $44.4 Million to Truckers

State of New York to Pay $44.4 Million to Truckers

| April 27, 2017

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, which represents professional and small-business truckers, wrapped up a class action lawsuit against New York’s Department of Taxation and Finance on April 19, 2017. The state’s Supreme Court – which is the state’s trial court – ordered that New York pay a total of $44,429,473 for an unconstitutional registration and […]

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A. Duie Pyle on a New Generation of Trucking Employees and Leaders

A. Duie Pyle on a New Generation of Trucking Employees and Leaders

| April 5, 2017

By: Randy Swart, COO at A. Duie Pyle “As Baby Boomers begin to retire, a new generation of trucking employees will be needed. According to the National Private Trucking Council, the first group of Baby Boomers turned 65 in 2012, and the number of Millennials seeking a career in trucking is growing at a slower […]

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Getac Devices Now with Enhanced Security Protection

Getac Devices Now with Enhanced Security Protection

| April 5, 2017

Getac, known for rugged notebooks, tablet PCs and handheld devices for use by the military, police, government communications and more has partnered with Trivalent to deliver the latest in data protection for rugged computing devices. With this development, Getac has confirmed its “commitment to safeguarding customer data with technology that has been certified by the […]

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