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Small Trucking Fleets Grow as Bigger Firms Struggle to Find Drivers

Sep 16, 2018 at 02:05 PM CST

Small fleet operators are not suffering from the driver shortage nearly as much as the big trucking firms.

“There is an inherent desire among truck drivers to want to be your own boss,” said Jeff Tucker, chief executive of Tucker Company Worldwide Inc., a freight broker in Haddonfield, N.J. “We can get people to drive trucks if the money is there. And the money increasingly is there.”