Poll results: Feeling the trucker shortage
The shortage of truckers is being felt across the hardware and building supply landscape.
Recent projections from the American Trucking Association (ATA) indicate that the trucker shortage is expected to double over the next decade. Since more than 70% of the nation’s total freight moves by truck, the impact of this shortage cannot be overstated – especially in the flatbed-friendly world of lumber and building materials.
Are you feeling the pain? That’s the question in this week’s HBSDealer poll. Specifically: “How would you describe the negative impact on your business from the current, national trucker shortage?”
Here are the results, so far:
The poll remains open on the right side of this page (or scroll down your mobile device). As always, HBSDealer also invites your extended comments. Just click on the “Comments” link below.
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