Fleet Owner Magazine

Numbers, numbers, numbers

Figuring out and comprehending stats is key for profitability

There are all sorts of issues bedeviling motor carriers these days: the ongoing driver shortage, downward pressure on freight rates, and perhaps a mythical capacity crunch. Take your pick. Most bring significant financial challenges along with them.

For example, tackling the driver shortage requires a focus on wages and benefits—typically the largest line item within any trucking company's fiscal ledger—and other forms of compensation, such as home time.


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