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DriverSource Welcomes Mr. Albert Porter Jr. to the Status of ELITE

DriverSource would like to commend and congratulate Mr. Albert Porter Jr. Due to his dedication to safety and service, he is the latest inductee into our ELiTE (Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence) program.  Mr. Porter has been a valued associate for over 2 years and is a prime example of a true professional.  We are… Read more »

Our Northeast Region’s Driver of the Month Award

Our May Driver of the Month is Glen Barney. Glen has been with DriverSource since February 2019 and has been a great employee. He started out as a non-CDL driver for a produce company and we moved him to another position that was closer to his house. He has a crystal clean safety history and… Read more »

Active Steering – adding a new level of Safety for Drivers

The last time truck steering systems saw a big change was back in the 1980s as hydraulic power steering replaced manual steering systems. Now, after several decades, truck steering is seeing another big change. The change is called active steering. It has moved beyond the prototype stage and is expected to become available in commercial… Read more »

HIGHWAY FUNDING – new proposals aimed at smoothing the bumpy road for drivers

In the politically divisive atmosphere of Washington, it is hard to name a single “problem” in which both parties are more united to solve than the issue of our crumbling highways and bridges and how to adequately fund their repair. Much of the system is overdue for a much-needed upgrade. Anyone who has been driving… Read more »

The ELD Mandate – helping to solve the driver shortage?

Here’s a grim prognostication… The driver shortage that has plagued the trucking industry may continue for the next five years! That was the consensus of a panel of industry experts gathered at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s 2018 Edge Conference. Most blame a strong economy that is stoking demand for more drivers. According… Read more »

Five Technologies and Innovation trends coming to Trucking

We all are experiencing the inevitable advance of technology and how it is changing the way we live. Our lives are forever being altered by these innovations. Consider, for a moment, how hard it would be to give up our smartphones! Smart solutions, the integration of connected products and systems, advanced analytics, and direct services… Read more »

DriverSource would like to Congratulate Mr. Hopeton L.

North East Region Operations would like to Congratulate Hopeton L. for his nomination and selection into the DriverSource ELiTE program. Hopeton has been with DriverSource since July 2018 and has been our “go to” casual driver. He accepts any and all casual assignments within his HOS. He represents professionalism, and dedication to safety & service.… Read more »

DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Darrell Best

DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Darrell Best for his election to the Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence (ELiTE) membership. With a commitment and dedication to safety and service, Darrell joins the selective membership of DriverSource Service Associates awarded with ELiTE. Congratulations sir and thank you for all that you do. Award presented… Read more »

The trucker’s dilemma – How to Get a good night’s sleep!

Lack of a good night’s sleep is an almost epidemic problem in America! While many of us experience the occasional effects of too little sleep, it’s a much larger problem than many realize. Health officials state that 70 million people in the United States suffer from persistent sleep problems. Of those, 60 percent suffer from… Read more »

Legal immigrants – Could they help solve the Truck Driver shortage?

The word “paradox” comes to my mind when I think about the ongoing driver shortage facing the trucking industry. The word means a statement or proposition that, despite sound reasoning, leads to a conclusion that seems self-contradictory. Comedian George Carlin had his own amusing definition of paradox…”If you try to fail and succeed, which have… Read more »