Though rates and freight volumes returning to normal in the Southeast following hurricanes Harvey and Irma supply chains throughout the rest of the US are still feeling the ripple effects Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
Customs and Border Patrol CBP trucks deployed to conduct resuce opertaions during Hurricane Hravey Photo CBP
For the week of Sept 16 the number of available trucks increased just 19 at a time when capacity is already tight according to DAT Solutions Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
ldquoWersquore ensuring that drivers truly get paid for their time and donrsquot fall shortrdquo mdashSteve Schelin Pride Transportrsquos director of recruiting Photo Pride Transport
ldquoWe are hearing loud and clear from drivers that theyrsquore anxious for a straightforward solution to direct access and fair payrdquo mdashTony Sanchez Sleek Fleetrsquos client relations managerPhoto Sean KilcarrFleet Owner
Staging of relief supplies ahead of Hurricane Harvey especially may have given an extra boost to August39s tonnage numbers Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
AampR has also improved its driver vacation policy to allow for more home time Photo AampR