Author Archive for Rebecca Koke

Combating the Driver Shortage Problem with Transportation Optimization

North America is facing a huge shortage of truck drivers, and the problem is expected to get worse.  In order to continue moving product, trucking companies are pushing more and more freight onto the rail system, but that solution is not sustainable as it is also showing signs of being at capacity.  Service in both modes is getting worse.  The American Trucking Association cites a shortage of approximately 35,000 drivers, which is projected to rise […]

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