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 »
DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Alvin Wood
DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Alvin Wood as he is inducted into the DriverSource ELiTE (Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence). We thank and congratulate Mr. Wood for his dedication and commitment to safety and service. We are grateful to have him as an essential part of the DriverSource family. *Presented by Customer… 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 Short-term staffing – covering your truck drivers’ vacation schedules
If you’re in the trucking business, you want to provide great benefits for your truck drivers. This includes much needed (and deserved) vacation time. Getting off the road for a week or longer gives drivers much-needed downtime to spend with family and friends. Driver vacation schedules – coverage can be a challenge! While providing time… 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 »