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North America / Industry News & Trends
on March 4, 2019

Trucker shortage likely to keep plaguing meat industry

Economist tells Annual Meat Conference attendees some transportation issues won’t go away, and if waivers end, it could get worse

The U.S. meat and poultry industry will likely continue to be troubled by a shortage of available truckers, a pork industry economist said.

“A long-term issue that all of us here have to deal with is transportation,” Steve Meyer, economist, Kerns & Associates, said on March 4 at…

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