Shippers are fearing for their bottom lines amid claims the US truck driver shortage will intensify after a year in which hurricanes and high demand drove up rates.
Online forwarder iContainers said rates had soared for long-distance trucking across the country, with an “unexpected rough” winter in southern states compounding the problem.
Tyson Foods told Transport Topics it expected to pay an extra $200m in transport costs this year, while Kellogg’s said it …
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