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Trucking Trade Group Warns of Continued Shortages, Bottlenecks

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Trucker Shortage Is a Long-Term Problem, Says Labor Secretary

U.S. trucking will remain plagued with equipment and driver shortages this year, according to an industry trade group.

Though freight growth is slowing from last year’s pace, it “is leveling off at a very high level, and in some sectors it can continue to grow,” said Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Associations.