Mark ReddigLand Line Now Host
Mark H. Reddig first came to OOIDA in November of 2002 as a writer and editor at the association’s publication, Land Line Magazine. A winner of several national awards for his work at the magazine, Reddig is a veteran journalist and member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Kansas City Press Club. He previously served as an editor for several local newspapers in Kansas and Missouri and was editor of a Web site that covered the telecommunications industry. He grew up with connections to the trucking industry: As a teenager, he worked part-time for his father, who operated truck tire centers for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; members of his extended family worked for White Truck.
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What Mark Has Been Working On
Another city bans overnight truck parking; a bill would add more spaces; and truck parking is proposed as a supply chain solution.
The White House has a supply chain plan. Others use the crisis to push the driver shortage myth. But truckers can get lawmakers the facts.
Drug test facilities are the latest part of the trucking world affected by both supply chain issues and problems filling empty jobs.