The 2020 coronavirus pandemic and resulting closings, consumer worry, and surge in demand have highlighted how crucial the trucking industry is for not only the economy but the survival of the nation.
The transportation industry is more than just an “essential” industry; it is the backbone of our country.
The Surge in Demand for Truck Drivers
Transportation companies around the United States are looking for qualified men and women who are ready to keep the supply chain running. In an industry where the demand for drivers was already at an all-time high, the COVID-19 outbreak has placed an even greater urgency in finding CDL drivers for local, regional, and long-haul routes.
Looking for a Trucking Job?
If you have recently become unemployed and want to enter a safe, secure industry with great pay, benefits, and an ever-increasing demand for new hires, consider becoming a truck driver.
We’ve put together a list of resources to help you as you get started in the trucking industry:
- Guide to Getting Started in the Truck Driving Industry
- How to Earn a CDL License
- How to Pay for CDL Courses
- How to Get Hired for Your First Truck Driving Job