Truck utilization stays near 95% in July

Capacity utilization is at a normal level for mid-recovery and has remained virtually unchanged for the last few months. After easing some during much of 2011, fleet utilization improved in early 2012 and has held steady since then. There is just enough freight growth to hold capacity utilization in the

Truckload driver turnover higher in 1Q

After a one-quarter reprieve, the annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose slightly in the first quarter of 2012, while turnover at small truckload fleets surged, according to the American Trucking Associations. The turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose two percentage points to 90%, its highest point since

Turnover at large TL carriers at 88%

In what the American Trucking Associations called a “surprising” drop in turnover, the average annualized turnover rate at large truckload carriers dropped a whole percentage point in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 88%. ATA defines large truckload carriers as those with $30 million or more in annual revenue. The