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How One Trucker Is Coping With the Driver Shortage

Wanted: 60 professional, dependable long-haul truck drivers - in the midst of a nationwide driver shortage.

How One Trucker Is Coping With the Driver Shortage

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Longistics is just a few months away from observing 30 years as a family-owned provider of global logistics services. But it has more to celebrate than that: rapid growth in the company’s business is causing it to hire 60 additional truck drivers, forming 30 over-the-road teams, by this spring. Considering the chronic shortage of qualified drivers, that’s no easy task. Making matters even more challenging is the nature of Longistics’ business – it specializes in the movement of sensitive, high-security pharmaceuticals. Nicole Blake, director of human resources, joins us on this episode to outline the company’s strategy for attracting talent in a tight market – and retaining that talent once it’s on board.

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