90-day Plan Hopes to Help Truckers

GSC Logistics ∕ April

As diesel and fuel prices continue to skyrocket the Biden Administration pivots efforts to improving the trucking industries’ working conditions. This past December, a 90-day plan was announced to aid the trucking industry and help alleviate bottlenecks in the supply chain.  

The administration points to wage gains and an apprenticeship program aimed at getting more Americans, specifically veterans and women, interested in becoming drivers. 

“As driver pay continues to rise at a historic pace, this bipartisan bill would further benefit truckers and attract more into the profession,” the American Trucking Association recently said. 

President Biden also addressed the unprecedented complications with the solution of releasing one million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg notes, “Steps like this make a difference even as we’re working to take action that for the long run to cushion drivers’ families and professional drivers from some of those the ups and downs of world petroleum markets.” 

Headquartered in Oakland, California, GSC Logistics is a leading provider of high-volume, full-service shipping programs including ocean and intermodal drayage, domestic and import/export cross-dock deconsolidation, overweight transportation, D.C. bypass programs, brokerage, and refrigerated and dry truckload services. Understanding the challenges commercial organizations face in resources, capacity, and scalability, GSC Logistics guides its clients through the complexities of supply chain and freight management logistics, helping them transform the way they do business.     

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/president-biden-pete-buttigieg-truckers-white-house-130501091.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAINp61gGsFsFXXd4FEQ8GxJmlx_ogjY_i6rGOMjVBn7d-xON05EWJ6Osq3dF54Kbd_QieElVOgPu8KZ6HMuh630IePXbn1_QbjOh0Pf40PtTTaHkigAUrQknc6ZuvYsSM52pIjd0IGbiGA3qEif-pKjs6AcNzkXP5iovnafMsqEt  

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