DOT is requesting information from trucking and other transportation industries to assist DOT in preparing a report for President Biden on supply chain disruptions.
Trucks moved US$32.5 billion in freight across the Canada-U.S. border in June, representing 55.3% of all freight shipped between the countries, the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports.
Posted Thursday July 15, 2021 in Labour/HR/driver shortage
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted a roundtable discussion with trucking stakeholders – including the American Trucking Associations, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh – to explore solutions to truck driver recruiting and retention challenges.
OTA is hosting an upcoming event in association with DriverCheck for OTA members.
DOT’s Inspector General confirms that loading dock wait times hurting truck drivers and motor carriers in the pocketbook while also increasing the chances of collisions.