Self-driving trucks. Just hearing the term can set off a range of emotions—excitement, intimidation, uncertainty, fear. But what do automated trucks really mean for the trucking industry?
Topics: Transportation Industry
Our economy depends on the transportation of freight, and, in large part, we have trucks to thank for keeping things running smoothly as 71% of the nation’s freight by weight is moved by trucks. Trucks and the carrier companies that run them play a vital role in the economy, and it’s a role that comes with challenges. Carrier companies in the trucking industry face roadblocks (yes - pun intended!) every day. Here are the top five challenges carrier companies face on a daily basis and ways to combat them: