By Maria Halkias, Retail Writer
Walmart is raising trucker salaries in its push to hire 900 more drivers this year across the U.S., including Texas where it has a big concentration of distribution centers where empty trucks get filled.
Companies are competing for the best drivers as a shortage of truckers in the U.S. persists. Walmart is promising more predictable scheduling to be conscious of work-life balance and is shortening the time from application and starting work. Last year, it also started a $1,500 referral bonus.
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