Growth of Truck Driving Jobs in Canada and US


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Growth of Truck Driving Jobs in Canada and US

The surge of Canada’s international trade, specifically with the United States, has recently caused an increase in the number of truck driving jobs. Truck driving jobs are popping up all over North America, with opportunities opening up like never before.

Apart from the fact that trade between Canada and the USA is increasing, the aging population is causing more and more truck drivers to retire, creating additional job openings across the continent. This trend is expected to rise in the near future, causing an even larger growth of truck driving jobs. The economy has experienced a significant improvement in recent years, and is expected to continue growing in the future. This will have a very positive effect on the trucking industry.

Further, the trucking industry is expanding rapidly, causing a shortage of truck drivers across Canada and the USA. This shortage means that trucking companies are conducting more widespread job searches, looking for any candidates who qualify for the position. Unfortunately, the industry is having difficulties attracting younger generations. If the shortage of drivers is not filled quickly, the prices of consumer goods will undergo a substantial increase.

Posted: 2013-10-04

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