By William Sanchez, Manager – Truck Services
Did you know that at the end of last year just one truck was available in the U.S. for every 12 loads that needed to be moved? Trucking prices spiked as a result and could go even higher because:
Finding solutions is vital as the price of trucking is already up about 20% year-to-year and the entire supply chain (ocean, air, rail) is being stressed by delays that are a direct result of the driver shortage (70% of the nation's freight is moved by truck, according to the American Trucking Association).
With a little creativity and long term planning, it is possible to get around or at least minimize the difficulties created by the tightening market for U.S. trucking. Get started now by following these tips:
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Tip #61 – Understand why AMPS is so important
The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) was introduced by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) effective October 7, 2002. The master penalty document outlines 181 contraventions and the responsibility for these contraventions has been downloaded to the Canadian importers and exporters.