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Show Recap: New Venue, Big Growth at Expedite Expo 2019

By David Cullen -
Posted Jul 29th 2019 9:53AM
The driver shortage that’s been plaguing over-the-road, for-hire truckload carriers since at least 2004 reached a new high last year, according to Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Associations. By the end of 2018, 60,800 more drivers than available were needed to meet the demand to haul freight, Costello stated in a press release issued on the July 24 rollout of ATA’s latest report on the shortage, which he co-authored. In the report, Costello expla...