News From The Road August, 2020

News From The Road August, 2020

The Published Reporter, August 31, 2020: Economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era, says John Kearney, CEO of Advanced Training Systems, could be severely hampered by a growing shortage of truck drivers. It is estimated that there are 50,000 fewer long- and short-haul truckers than are needed now, a total that, if...

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Training Wheels September, 2020

Training Wheels September, 2020

FMCSA forms driver panel to get feedback on CMV issues and initiatives, from American Trucker, September 22,2020. A panel of commercial vehicle drivers is being created to provide feedback to federal regulators on issues such as safety, hours of service (HOS) regulations, training, parking, and driver experience....

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Global Perspectives September, 2020

Global Perspectives September, 2020

Courtesy Talk Business & Politics, September 21, 2020Trucking Industry Outlook Improves in Second Half of 2020 Low retail inventories and a healthy spot market have contributed to improved expectations for the second half of 2020 as the freight market tightens. UBS analyst Tom Wadewitz updated his projections for...

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News From The Road August, 2020

News From The Road August, 2020

Recruiter.com​, July 2, 2020: For years, John Kearney of ATS points out in this article, there has been a national shortage of interstate long-haul truck drivers — and the COVID-19 crisis has only compounded the problem. As supply chains were interrupted by company closures in response to government directives,...

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Training Wheels August, 2020

Training Wheels August, 2020

Middle-Mile Logistics Play Evolving Role in U.S. Consumer Supply Chain, from Supply & Demand Chain Executive, June 23, 2020. Following a successful pilot trial period in five Northeastern states, Amazon has rolled out its new freight brokerage operation to all 48 contiguous states—a move that will enable the...

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Global Perspectives August, 2020

Global Perspectives August, 2020

Courtesy of Global NewsCanadian Truckers Worry about Entering U.S. Due to Coronavirus Travelling to the United States is likely not on the list of things to do this summer for many Canadians. In fact, a recent Ipsos poll found 93 percent of Canadians believed travelling to the U.S. this summer would be too risky. The...

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News From The Road July, 2020

News From The Road July, 2020

FOX Business, November 21, 2019: As the truck driver shortage in the U.S. grows, the industry is setting its sights on attracting more female drivers, who have historically comprised a very low percentage of the overall workforce. Even lawmakers are getting involved. A new bill, co-sponsored by Kansas Republican Sen....

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Training Wheels July, 2020

Training Wheels July, 2020

Pennsylvania School Begins Offering CDL Classes, from WBRE/WYOU News, July 6, 2020. Commercially licensed drivers are needed to fill jobs across the country and in northeastern Pennsylvania. To fill that need, the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center, Dimock Township, started its first day and night CDL...

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Global Perspectives July, 2020

Global Perspectives July, 2020

Courtesy of Bloomberg News, April 3, 2020Trucking Bottlenecks Slow Food Supply Chain Worldwide Truckers hauling food are facing delays across the globe in the latest disruption to supply chains snarled by the coronavirus pandemic. The problems highlight the vulnerability of the complicated process needed to take...

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