Trucking industry says shortage of drivers clearly its biggest challenge

PORTLAND, OR, July 10, 2018 (Woodworking Network) -Truck driver shortages are the primary concern within the trucking industry, exacerbated by a growing US economy. The shortage of drivers has driven freight rates to all-time highs, up sharply from just a year ago, and prompted transportation companies to pay their drivers more. Inefficiencies created from the lack of drivers has presented challenges for wood products entities such as distribution and retail yards trying to maintain workable inventories.

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