Trucking firms have spent decades trying to address the industry’s driver retention problem. Yet despite those efforts, in 2019 the American Trucking Association noted a shortage of 60,800 drivers.
Past attempts have not solved the problem, so the Sam M. Walton College of Business is taking a different approach. Our focus primarily on the often overlooked - but crucial - link between psychological factors and driver turnover.
Stressors Truck Drivers Face
- Loneliness and loss of family life.
- Health-related issues and uncertainty of health-related support.
- Lack of respect from various parties.
- Government regulations.
Download this whitepaper to examine the relationship between those stressors and burnout, and discover how driver managers can monitor and address burnout before it causes drivers to quit.
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