Freight and rates continue rebound

June 10, 2020


Land Line Now, June 10, 2020.

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Freight and rates continue to rebound even as produce season begins to wind down. Also, more about the trucker who drove into Minnesota protest.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Don’t expect high oil or diesel prices this year; officials identify the trucker who drove off a Mississippi bridge; and the most polite prison escape ever – it’s today’s news in trucking.

II. Customer calls Minnesota trucker ‘a good guy’

By now, most of you have heard of the tanker truck driver who found himself in the middle of protesters on I-35 in Minneapolis. We’ll hear from the last person who had a face-to-face conversation with that trucker. Also, Women in Trucking is offering members a free wellness program, while the organizers of an Iowa truck show adapt to their event’s cancellation by getting into their trucks for an honor cruise.

III. Freight and rates continue to rebound

Freight and rates continue to rebound even as produce season begins to wind down in some areas.

IV. Pandemic’s effect on truckers

Understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected truckers and other transportation workers is the key to knowing how to help them get to the other side. We’ll discuss the key factors discussed by a congressional committee – and how they might affect you.

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