Availability of truck drivers continues to remain tight

July 2005
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2005, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p18
Trade Publication
Reports on the Truck Share of Employment Index calculated by FTR Associates in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2005. Comparison of the index in 2004 and 2005; Expected number of driver shortage by fourth quarter of 2005; Factors that were considered in the Driver Labor Market Indicators report, including supply and demand issues.


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