TITLE

Can we afford the driver shortage

AUTHOR(S)
Richardson, Helen L.
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
Transportation & Distribution;Aug94, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effect of driver shortage in the transportation and distribution industry. Effect on the economy of United States; Over-the-road lifestyle and disrespectful treatment of drivers as a reason for driver shortage; Recruitment costs; Solution. INSETS: Healthcare boosts costs higher.;Is it sunset time for the ICC?.;Length and weight restrictions--a divided industry..
ACCESSION #
9411152626

 

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