Software & Tech
Mark Murrell is president and co-founder of CarriersEdge.
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Bridging the Data Gap in Driver Training
Fleets may have all the latest technology on their trucks and many modern systems to assist with safety, but when it comes to driver training, very few have changed their processes in the past decades.
December 27, 2020
Driving Classes Moved Online. Time to Step Up the Delivery Game.
Here are five things to consider to maximize the effectiveness of live online delivery.
November 4, 2020
Key Findings From This Year’s Best Fleets to Drive For Program
In an industry that has long held onto its “traditional” ways of managing operations, many fleets in recent years use technology to their advantage.
June 25, 2020
Determining True Driver Turnover is Not as Easy as it Seems
Here’s why it’s complicated determining driver turnover, and what we consider when figuring it out.
April 15, 2020
Are you Insurance Worthy? Training Tips that Help with Insurance Renewal
In the process of working with fleets and insurance providers on driver training, there are several issues that can prove to be the most damning for fleets.
March 11, 2020
Software & Technology
The Training Evolution: From the Classroom to the Internet
Tracing the evolution of e-learning both inside and outside of the trucking industry provides some explanation, but also highlights some very different approaches to content design.
February 25, 2020
Will Autonomous Vehicles Disrupt the Industry or Sustain it?
Autonomous technology are going to drive trucks far better than humans ever could.
October 23, 2019
Online Driver Training is a Tool to Use
If driver trainers view their job in a different way and realize that e-learning is a tool to help them, they will be able to perform their job more effectively and efficiently.
July 29, 2019
The Dispute Over the Driver Shortage is the Wrong Issue to Focus On
Sometimes you need a third party that can report from the outside, looking in.
July 3, 2019
Current Trends from 2019’s Best Fleets to Drive For Program
CarriersEdge co-founder Mark Murrell looks back at popular trends among the 2019 Best Fleets to Drive For program.
May 20, 2019
The Long Tail and Training Scarcity
Just like in the retail world, the old days for fleet training are gone and scarcity is no longer an issue as the internet allows people to be trained anywhere at any time, with no associated business disruption.
December 19, 2018
Want to Keep Drivers Connected? Be Welcoming at Your Office and Terminals
Are driver windows necessary for businesses, or is it only putting a strain on trucker relationships?
November 5, 2018
Believe You Can: Positive Attitude Reflects on Business Growth
Industry leaders don’t become industry leaders by sticking to what they have always been doing. No matter what, you have to take risks and come up with new ideas and ways of doing things to be competitive.
August 27, 2018
Safety First, Reducing Liability Second
While reducing liability is a plus, keeping people safe should be the primary goal of freight companies.
July 25, 2018
New HR Strategies Create Appealing Work Environment for Fleets
With an ever-growing shortage of new drivers, fleets are finding out quickly that if they’re going to attract and keep the best, they will have to create an appealing work environment.
June 15, 2018
Best Fleets to Drive For Survey Shows Fleets are Paying More
They say if you ever want to know the truth, ask a five-year-old child. The same goes if you want to know which company offers the best work environment, ask their employees. Which is what we did.
March 8, 2018
Moving the Industry Forward: What the Best Fleets Do
CarriersEdge's annual Best Fleets to Drive For program is dedicated to uncovering the best workplaces and best practices in the North American trucking industry.
December 1, 2017
Effective Driver Training Starts with a Focus on Process
When drivers receive training in proper context, fleets reduce their litigation risks.
August 14, 2017