Meet Steve, 55, professional driver

Feb 18, 2020
The Bureau of Labor Statistics would categorize Steve’s job as “production, transportation, and material moving” along with butchers, sewing machine operators and furniture makers, to name a few. One in 10 workers in the U.S. labor force are in this category.
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Can shipping freight across the country be as easy as finding a ride across town?

Aug 23, 2018
"There's a lot more going on in the background when it comes to truck loads," one expert says.
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Trump's talk about waterway infrastructure had 'a lot of red meat' for the industry

Jun 12, 2017
We just need to figure out the trillion-dollar funding, the president of a Mississippi barge company says.
President Trump speaks about transportation and infrastructure projects at a marina on the Ohio River in Cincinnati on June 7. 
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Railroads worry trade policy could reduce freight traffic

Nov 22, 2016
A big infrastructure plan would boost rail shipments of construction materials.
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