New Driver-Safety Regulations Worsen the Logistics Logjam

Markham, Dan
March 2006
Metal Center News;Mar2006, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the challenges that worsened the rising fuel prices and a nationwide truck driver shortage in the U.S. According to Gordon Gustafson, vice president of Integrated Solutions for ADS Logistics, the changes to the Hours-of-Service rules and a new discipline among steel producers that limits the amount of product in the pipeline can affect steel distributors. Distributors and processors can lessen transportation cost by adjusting the schedule for load times.


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