Are you considering a rewarding career as a truck driver? Current trends have been showing an increase in the number of employment prospects for truck drivers in Tucson and across the country. Keep reading to learn more about this upward trend in available truck driving jobs and how it can benefit you.
As the economic climate continues to improve, more jobs are being added to industries across the board. Overall, the United States economy added 217,000 non-farming jobs in May of 2014. This increase has positively impacted the number of jobs available in the trucking industry as well. In April of 2014, an estimated 4,700 trucking jobs were added to the industry. May of 2014 saw an additional increase of 1,500 new jobs for truckers. These additional positions bring the total number of for-hire trucking jobs up to approximately 1.4 million payroll jobs, reflecting an overall increase of 13.6% from March of 2010.
As the economy recovers, consumers across the board are increasing the number of items they buy. As shipping demands continue to grow, new heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers are needed to transport both raw materials and consumer products throughout the country. Long-haul truck drivers are currently some of the highest in demand as additional jobs in this particular sector of the trucking industry continue to become available. These drivers are needed to traverse long routes across many states to deliver the goods necessary for the recovering economy to continue to grow.
The time has never been better to begin your career as a truck driver with DSW Drivers of Tucson. We are growing our business and currently looking to hire both new and experienced CDL truck drivers. If you’d like to learn more about the many advantages of trucking with us, we invite you to call 1 (888) 266-7534 or take a look through our comprehensive website.