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The North American Punjabi Trucking Association (NAPTA) is the proud representative of the Punjabi trucking industry. NAPTA is a non-profit organization advocating to improve business and safety standards for all of its members.

Is The Playing Field Level For Women At The Loading Dock?

02/05/2020 8:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Ellen Voie, CAE, PDC

Each year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) asks drivers and carriers about their top concerns.  As you can imagine, the drivers list differs from the trucking companies’ list, but some issues do affect both groups significantly.

Detention and delays at customer facilities was one of the issues that were important to both groups.  It was the fifth concern for drivers and number six on the list for carriers.  Delays at the loading docks reduce a driver’s productivity and decrease the level of compensation for both drivers and their companies.

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