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McNulty, Mike
July 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;7/28/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of rising transportation costs on the rubber industry companies. According to Rick Hudson, president and owner of R.L. Hudson & Co., the average transportation cost has increased more than 6 percent in 2008. It states that most chemical companies that supply the rubber industry have implemented freight surcharges. It mentions that rubber glove maker Best Manufacturing Co. has been able to control its domestic freight costs by using standardized base rates.


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