Strict trucking regulations add costs for firms
Jun 21, 2013 | 04:00 PM
| Everdeen Mason
NEW YORK More-stringent freight and trucking regulations have made the United States less competitive for many industries, including metals, and the newest limitations on truckers could cause a 5-percent drop in deliveries, according to executives in the transportation and logistics sectors.
The newest trucking regulationswhich require drivers to have longer breaks between trips and log their own hourscompounded by an overall driver shortage, have contributed to the recent lack of freight availability, PLS Logistics Services Inc. director of national accounts Jacque Morrow said at AMMs Aluminum Summit in New York.....
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