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 #15 – Modify your shipping habits to expedite your transit times
Can't wait until you have enough freight to load a full container? Take advantage of consolidated services to lessen the cost, while maintaining a weekly shipping schedule.