Carrier Perspective: State of the Industry
Getting shippers to pay for drivers’ wait time could boost driver retention and improve safety, according to a trucking economics expert.
In today’s edition of The Daily Dash, Landstar sees a cooling freight market in the second half of 2021. Plus, the Biden administration may consider regulating driver detention, and Werner sells its freight forwarding business.
A trucking lobbyist sees the Biden administration taking up the detention time challenge.
Baton co-founder Andrew Berberick explains how truckers can regain time and cover more freight through an elastic model of on-demand capacity.
FHWA calls trucking parking a “major transportation safety problem.”
Rulemaking would require making detention time data public
Postponement until completion of safety study part of $494 billion highway bill