TRANSPORTATION First find them, then train them, then try hard to retain them

Sep 01, 2007 | 02:12 PM |

A chronic shortage of qualified flatbed drivers remains the biggest bump in the road for firms that haul metal for a living.

The task of moving metals and other products is a real challenge for trucking companies and railroads, particularly when there aren't enough qualified drivers and other personnel to go around. It's a challenge the industry faces every day and will continue to face as it deals with the reality of an aging work force. The solution? Training . . . and lots of it.....





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