Friday, March 30, 2007

Are longer, heavier trucks the solution to freight capacity crisis?

Today's post comes from Logistics Management and is written by John D. Schulz, Contributing Editor. There is a growing pile of freight forecasts over the next decade or so and the bottom line on all those reports is simple. “It is up and up and up,” said Bill Graves, president of the American Trucking Associations, told a group of 75 shippers at the National Industrial Transportation League's (NITL) Spring Policy forum held just outside of Washington earlier this week. “There’s going to be enough freight for everybody. How the pie is sliced up really doesn’t matter. We’re obviously going to have a lot more trucks out on the road.” To read the remainder of this article click here.

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