200,000 trucking jobs vacant in US
from Industry Market Trends
The trucking industry is struggling to fill long-haul driver jobs, despite an uptick in truck tonnage, which increased 1.2 percent in June after a 1 percent drop in May, according to the American Trucking Association. According to David Heller, director of safety and policy for the Truckload Carriers Association, there are as many as 200,000 job openings nationwide for long-haul truckers, positions that may be difficult to fill.
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