COVID-19 highlights trucking problems

May 4, 2020


Land Line Now, May 4, 2020.

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A survey about COVID-19’s effect on trucking shows the need to have a business plan and know your cost of operations. Also, truckers are always essential.

ATRI data quantifies impacts of COVID-19 on trucking

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Truckers protest low rates across the country; the Border Patrol stops two attempts at human smuggling; Cajun Country rolls out the tablecloth for truckers – It’s today’s news in trucking.

II. COVID-19, business plans and the cost of operations

A survey about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need for small trucking operations to have a business plan and know their cost of operations.

III. Public more aware of truckers’ importance due to COVID-19

Truckers have always understood that they were essential to their fellow Americans’ daily lives. But the COVID-19 pandemic has made the public more aware than ever of that fact. We’ll explain what’s behind Land Line Magazine’s May cover story.

IV. OOIDA board tackles the big issues

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of people’s focus, but problems like truck parking crisis and hours-of-service reform are still there. The OOIDA Board of Directors tackled that and more this past weekend at a virtual meeting.

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