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Carriers Continue to Raise Wages Amid Driver Shortage

Trucking companies are continuing to increase driver pay as labor capacity remains a challenge amid strong demand.


Averitt Express on May 19 announced a pay increase for local drivers, shuttle drivers, diesel mechanics and dock associates, while Maverick Transportation announced May 11 higher pay for flatbed, glass, marine and dedicated drivers. WEL Cos. announced April 30 its drivers would see pay increase by 4 cents per mile.