Most of the companies around the world whose business are mostly dependent on the transport system can face a major problem if there are an insufficient number of truck drivers. Trucks are one of the most reliable sources of transportation. Most of the online shopping website and courier companies are depending on trucks because postponing important deliveries and shipments can displease the customer.
There are some factors which can lead to this situation, Most of the people don’t want truck driving as their profession and lifestyle can also get affected by living in the truck most of the time. Truck drivers usually spend the most of their time on the road and usually get high calorie and low sanitary food to eat. Truck drivers are prone to diabetes and high blood pressure and sometimes can suffer from digestion problems.
Most of them also suffer from insomnia. After all these problems they quit their jobs because of low salary. Companies mostly try to earn more profits but couldn’t understand that the drivers can create a whole lot of problems. They also have to take care of truck parts like Truck topers, Truck engine, brakes and other accessories.
How to increase the number of drivers?
First of all, to increase the number of the driver, the company have to increase their wages, but by keeping the profit and cost of the fuel in mind. Most of these drivers are above 40 years of age. The company should target young people most of from 20-25 age group because this group has a very high number of unemployment. They should also focus on decreasing the time on the road and let them spend more time at home and with their family. Companies should also give opportunities to women.