Shippers, not just US truckers, own driver shortage
For years, shippers were warned about the looming driver shortage. Trucking executives sometimes were accused of “crying wolf” when it came to driver shortages to secure rate increases – until 2018. Suddenly, the wolf was real and had teeth, in the form of higher spot and contract rates and rejected freight tenders that drove double-digit cost increases.Tags: Over-The-Road & LTL
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