Driver Management Resource Center http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/33011/more en XPO Logistics LTL drivers surpass one billion accident-free miles http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-logistics-ltl-drivers-surpass-one-billion-accident-free-miles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.xpo.com/" target="_blank">XPO Logistics</a> announced its less-than-truckload (LTL) professional drivers have surpassed one billion miles with no preventable accidents.</p> <p>XPO has approximately 12,575 professional drivers in its LTL transportation network, and began tracking consecutive accident-free miles by driver in April 2012. XPO noted that by May 2017, 890 XPO drivers had achieved one million, two million or three million accident-free miles, and the total for all these drivers had exceeded one billion miles.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-logistics-ltl-drivers-surpass-one-billion-accident-free-miles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-logistics-ltl-drivers-surpass-one-billion-accident-free-miles#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:53:00 +0000 221241 at http://fleetowner.com Gabriel announces new online store http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gabriel-announces-new-online-store <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Gabriel announced it has opened a <a href="https://shop.gabriel.com/" target="_blank">new online store to sell its brand name merchandise</a>. Customers can now purchase apparel and specialty items with the Gabriel logo from the Gabriel shop.</p> <p>&ldquo;Some of the most popular items from the Gabriel online store are the wearables such as cotton t-shirts, with the original Gabriel logo, and also Gabriel baseball hats,&rdquo; according to Gabriel. &ldquo;Customers can also purchase items like drinkware, flashlights, and novelty bar stools.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gabriel-announces-new-online-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gabriel-announces-new-online-store#comments Driver Management Resource Center Equipment News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:38:00 +0000 221101 at http://fleetowner.com XPO port, rail drivers strike over job classification http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-port-rail-drivers-strike-over-job-classification <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Today, port and rail drivers who claim they have been misclassified as independent contractors at XPO Cartage, part of XPO Logistics Inc., began an &ldquo;Unfair Labor Practice&rdquo; strike to protest job classification.</p> <p>Drivers are picketing XPO facilities in Commerce, Rancho Dominguez, and San Diego, and are picketing at America&rsquo;s largest port complex, the twin ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, and the Intermodal Rail Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF), when XPO trucks attempt to enter marine terminals and the rail yard.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-port-rail-drivers-strike-over-job-classification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/xpo-port-rail-drivers-strike-over-job-classification#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:39:00 +0000 221031 at http://fleetowner.com UPS worker kills self, three others in California shooting http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ups-worker-kills-self-three-others-california-shooting <div class="field-deck"> Murder/suicide at San Francisco facility revolved around overtime grievances, news reports said. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A United Parcel Service driver based out of the company&rsquo;s San Francisco sorting hub and package delivery center shot and killed three of his fellow workers and wounded two more before turning the weapon on himself late yesterday in a murder/suicide incident that <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/ups-gunman-killed-filed-overtime-grievances-48049993">news reports</a> indicated involved overtime grievance issues.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ups-worker-kills-self-three-others-california-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ups-worker-kills-self-three-others-california-shooting#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:06:00 +0000 220791 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Two wounded an four killed, including the gunman, in the UPS shooting in San Francisco yesterday. (<em>Photo: ABC 7 News</em>)</p> Immigrant truck drivers: Shhhh. We don’t talk about it. http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/immigrant-truck-drivers-shhhh-we-don-t-talk-about-it <div class="field-deck"> Yet recruiting immigrants to be drivers appears to be a successful tactic, despite trucking's reluctance to discuss it. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When U.S. motor carriers discuss recruiting new drivers they&#39;re eager to chat about efforts to reach out to underrepresented groups such as women, minorities and military veterans, but there&#39;s one group they&#39;re reluctant to discuss for publication: Immigrants.</p> <p>Schools, organizations and companies that train new drivers also shy away from the subject of immigrant drivers; ditto for some state carrier organizations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/immigrant-truck-drivers-shhhh-we-don-t-talk-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/immigrant-truck-drivers-shhhh-we-don-t-talk-about-it#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:50:00 +0000 220451 at http://fleetowner.com <p>While there&#39;s a high demand for truck drivers, not a whole lot of native-born U.S. are entering into the industry, noted Justin Lowry, PhD, a Postdoctoral Researcher at George Mason University&#39;s Institute for Immigration Research. (<em>Photo: Pressmania</em>)</p> EFS launches new mobile technology for drivers http://fleetowner.com/technology/efs-launches-new-mobile-technology-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>EFS, a <a href="http://www.wexinc.com/" target="_blank">WEX company</a>, announced the launch of its newest mobile application for drivers and cardholders, EFS CardControl.</p> <p>&ldquo;EFS CardControl brings enhanced functionality and usability to drivers and cardholders putting the power of the EFS platform into the convenience of a mobile app,&rdquo; the company noted. &ldquo;EFS is helping drivers stay connected while increasing efficiency by providing the convenient access to their card funds while on the go &ndash; from their mobile device.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/efs-launches-new-mobile-technology-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/efs-launches-new-mobile-technology-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:31:00 +0000 220291 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s names new vice president, director http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-names-new-vice-president-director <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.loves.com/" target="_blank">Love&rsquo;s Travel Stops</a> has promoted two employees to help lead managers and team members at its growing number of travel stops.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-names-new-vice-president-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-names-new-vice-president-director#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:41:00 +0000 220091 at http://fleetowner.com Rand McNally publishes annual atlas for commercial drivers http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/rand-mcnally-publishes-annual-atlas-commercial-drivers <div class="field-deck"> The 37th edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas hits shelves this week. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rand McNally released a new edition of its <a href="http://www.randmcnally.com/product/motor-carriers-road-atlas" target="_blank">Motor Carriers&rsquo; Road Atlas</a> for over-the-road commercial drivers.&nbsp; The new edition features truck-navigable roads, trucking regulations, and low-clearances. It is available in several formats at travel centers, bookstores, and online.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/rand-mcnally-publishes-annual-atlas-commercial-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/rand-mcnally-publishes-annual-atlas-commercial-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Mon, 05 Jun 2017 19:38:00 +0000 219981 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s Travel Stops opens stores in Texas and Washington http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-stores-texas-and-washington <div class="field-deck"> Company adds more than 120 truck-parking spaces. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.loves.com/" target="_blank">Love&rsquo;s</a> opened its fifth location in Washington and its 62nd location in Texas, the company announced recently. The new Love&rsquo;s in Prosser, WA, is located at Interstate 82 and Gap Road, Exit 80. The new store in Paris, TX, is located at U.S. Highway 271 and Main Street.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-stores-texas-and-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-stores-texas-and-washington#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Wed, 31 May 2017 13:36:00 +0000 219601 at http://fleetowner.com Daseke announces stock plan for truck drivers http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daseke-announces-stock-plan-truck-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://www.daseke.com/" target="_blank">Daseke Inc.</a> announced a new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/merger-take-trucking-firm-daseke-public" target="_blank">Daseke became a public company</a> earlier this year and is traded on NASDAQ (DSKE, DSKEW).</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daseke-announces-stock-plan-truck-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/daseke-announces-stock-plan-truck-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Wed, 24 May 2017 19:50:00 +0000 219251 at http://fleetowner.com