Firms are stepping up efforts to recruit service technicians, sales executives, safety managers, information technology specialists and drivers, according to a first-ever Transport Topics survey of more than 125 transportation service providers.
Three out of four fleet executives surveyed said they need people with driving skills and more than half (57%) said they need people with service and repair skills. About one in five respondents identified a need for managers and employees with information technology, clerical and sales and marketing capabilities.
More than 80% of companies surveyed said they are…
By Daniel P. Bearth, Senior Features Writer
This story appears in the Sept. 16 print edition of Transport Topics.