Supply Chain Management

2023 Cross Industry Compensation Report

Driver & Warehouse Positions

In today's tight labor market, develop competitive compensation packages with strategies to attract and retain truck drivers and warehouse employees. IFPA's 2023 Cross-Industry Compensation Report provides thorough current compensation and benefits information for wholesalers and distributors. Download the report for the full analysis of common positions with job descriptions, each with a breakdown of data on company size, location, number of employees, average hours, hourly wages and annual gross pay.

84 percent

Report labor costs are impacting their business

Attract Tactics

  • Internet Job Boards

  • Referrals

  • Organization Website

  • Social Media

  • Internal Transfers / Promotions

Retain Tactics

  • Incentive compensation
  • Above market salaries
  • Added vacation days
  • Added medical benefits
  • Profit sharing

Profile of Companies within report

Regional & National Firms
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Under $100 Million in Volume
100 "stick people" with 54 shaded to indicate 54%

Private Firms
100 "stick people" with 94 shaded to indicate 94%

100 "stick people" with 53 shaded to indicate 53%

Top 10 Concerns for Employers

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Finding Qualified Employees

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Retaining Employees

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Increased Labor Costs

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Employee Performance

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Increased Operating Costs

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Costs of Healthcare

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Employee Morale

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Maintaining Profit Levels

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Economic Uncertainty

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