The Trucking Industry: The Lynchpin of the U.S. Economy
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This paper describes the role of trucking in the U.S. economy; the major changes that have impacted the industry since the mid-1950s; its current and future position vs. other freight transportation modes, especially rail; and competition within the trucking industry.
Keywordstrucking freight transportation deregulation interstate highway system inventory management intermodal competition
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