Transport woes ease as economy, steel output slow

Dec 04, 2007 | 08:53 AM | Maria Guzzo

The slower economy and resulting reduction in steel output are making truck transport of metals much easier than this time last year, several trucking and metals-related company representatives said on the sidelines of AMM's Moving Metals conference in Atlanta.

"There's so much more capacity now," a Midwest trucking company manager said. "The economy is slowing—housing and automotive are down."....

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