After seeing these statistics, you may want to reconsider Professional Truck Driving as your new career.
For those of you who don’t know, FTR stands for the Federal Travel Regulation. The FTR’s transportation intelligence website often reports on updates and statistics that let the world know how the Professional Trucking Industry is doing. Per this year’s report, industry is booming.
“With its Trucking Conditions Index showing continued improvement, FTR is predicting ongoing improvement for carriers through the rest of 2015,” said GoByTruckNews.com. The Trucking Conditions Index is basically a reflection of how positively or negatively the Industry is doing by taking into account things like job demand, pay, and growth ability.
The chart to the right demonstrates the Professional Trucking Industry’s current high demand, its steady pay rate, and it’s recent trend of constantly improving.
This means that now is the perfect time to jump onboard of an incredible career opportunity that has proven stability and benefits.
“Most carriers are now demanding rising rates or rates just below those of last year, which were especially strong, according to [the FTR director of transportation analysis].” This is great news for job seekers!
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*wage information provided by Werner Enterprises