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Dangers of Detention

Since I entered the transportation industry in 2013, I’ve learned that every year presents a new challenge. The market economy, weather conditions, government regulations on driver’s hours, DOT blitzes, etc…However, there is one longstanding and equally impactful issue that occurs 365 days a year; excessive shipper and receiver detention. It’s been a hot-button topic for a long time and a major thorn in the side of trucking companies, especially smaller operations. The lengthy and sometimes obnoxious delays hurt their pocketbooks and can be dangerous to their drivers’ safety. To view the entire article click here.