U.S. Shippers & Carriers Wrestle with a Growing Truck Driver Shortage (.PDF Download)

May 4, 2021

A truck driver shortage was already in full effect pre-COVID, and it has become a growing concern for buyers that are not only concerned about delivery lead times, but are also facing higher freight rates as a result of this ongoing dearth of drivers.

With nearly 70% of all domestic freight moved across U.S. highways, the driver shortage is a critical issue right now. Without drivers in the seats of those trucks—and with autonomous trucking and drone deliveries still in the development stages—getting that freight from origin to destination has become more complex and less affordable.

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