The first half of 2012 has been successful in a number of areas for our company. One area in particular is the low turnover rate within our fleet of intermodal trucking owner operators. Our year to date driver turnover rate is at 28% compared to the national average of 71% for fleets with less than 30 million in sales (the highest since 2008).
The spike in the driver turnover rate nationwide is a good sign for the economy according to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Association. Costello also said that this is a sign of trucking companies jostling each other to lure the drivers with the best safety records.
This type of information is exciting for all of us at Calhoun Truck Lines. Our safety rating is better than it’s ever been and our driver turnover rate is well below the national average. This helps make our company a great option for safety conscious drivers looking to make good money and be home every night. We have excess freight for our drivers to haul and the resources available to help them succeed in running their business. For more information on our services and driving options go to www.calhountrucklines.com.