Newsmakers: Trucking industry’s bumpy road

Shipping demand soaring, but driver shortages, other factors hindering growth

A pair of trucks in the fleet of JMS Transportation in Cedar Rapids. CREDIT JMS TRANSPORTATION
JUL 5 You’ve likely noticed that delivery of many consumer and business materials is taking much longer than in past years. That new refrigerator, that updated computer monitor, those special-order shoes — whether for home or business use, raw materials or finished products, what might once have arrived in days is now often taking weeks, […]
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