The Week

May 2004
Traffic World;5/24/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 21, p9
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs about the transportation industry in the United States as of May 24, 2004. Trucking rates; Congestion problems of the Union Pacific Railroad; Impact of the hours of service rules on shippers; Plans of shippers to shift cargo from airlines to ground.


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