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Driver shortage demands business model rethink

It’s no longer just a fleet management issue: worsening driver shortage affects OEMs too, because fleets without drivers don’t buy trucks. By Oliver Dixon

The driver shortage is an established theme that runs throughout the transportation industry. It’s an issue cited by stakeholders in most major trucking markets, and it’s one that has been debated for years. However, the situation in the US, already bad, is getting worse.

The current driver shortage issue is open to a number of different interpretations. At one end of the analytical spectrum lies the…

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