Where are Truck Driver Applications Coming From?
It’s no surprise that one of the industries with the largest need for new applicants this year is trucking. From 2008 to 2015, multiple outlets reported receiving about 11,000 truck driver applications a month, or 132,000 a year. These applications come from job websites, social media platforms, and other outlets, and are often sorted based on experience, certification level, and other factors.
It takes a huge commitment to become a truck driver, especially during a global pandemic and also during a time when the nation’s supply chain is in a chokehold. With all 50 states having trucking needs and needing truck drivers, which states typically produce the most applicants?