Tagged: Pandemic

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Trucking may have peaked, analysts say

Data from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Logistic Managers Index shows that between May 2020 and February, inventory costs, warehouse prices and transportation prices were between 27 to 39 points higher than the…

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Last Year Saw Carrier Surge

As freight volumes have risen over time, the U.S. also has seen a steady increase in the number of new for-hire trucking companies authorized each year. Over the past 20 years, the upward trend has…

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Feds Again Extend HOS Rules

Federal regulators issued a fourth extension of a rare 50-state exemption of hours-of-service (HOS) rules due to ongoing health risks caused by COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced in February it was…

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Truck Stops Adjusting To Virus

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues — even accelerating in most states – truck stops are keeping up with drivers’ needs while keeping them and staff as safe as possible. The facilities are accomplishing this by…

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USDA Gave Dairies $790 million

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that USDA gave dairies $790 million in Coronavirus Financial Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) benefit thus far. Wisconsin dairy farmers received more than 20 percent of that…

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