Economic Surge Leaves Trucking Industry With Driver Shortage
The economic growth over the past six months has increased the need for freight transportation, but the industry is facing a lack of drivers.
The trucking industry is encountering a 50,000 truck driver shortage, according to a report by the American Trucking Association. It’s is the lifeblood of the economy, connecting production with commerce. If there is a breakdown in the industry, the economic chain could be compromised.