Transport Watch: Truck Driver Shortage Looms - Concern over the lack of qualified truck drivers has been a looming transportation problem for the last few years although low shipping demand has masked the problem. Trends suggest a real serious shortage is likely to become a reality sooner rather than later. (9/1/2012)
Logistics Report Warns of Pending Trucking Capacity Concerns
- Trucking Shortage: Annual logistics report identifies trends including looming truck capacity shortage, 3PL growth, the rise of intermodal transport, and rising inventory levels. Overall, the logistics sector grew at a modest clip last year and has yet to rebound to pre-recession rates.
Transportation Industry Faces Many Changes - The transportation and trucking industries will be facing many changes in the coming months and years. They include new or changed regulations, a switch to natural gas vehicles and more. (7/1/2012)
Changes Proposed for Trucking Regulations - FMCSA proposed trucking regulations may impact the entire supply chain. Hours of service and electronic on-board recorders rules would change schedules and routes. (3/1/2011)