Trucking Industry Wish List for the Trump Administration

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Weekly Trucking News 12.17.16 

Trucking, Transportation Industries Looking for Trump Regulatory Changes – A wish list for the trucking industry during the Trump presidency.  Issues range from hours of service, ELDs, and speed limiters to infrastructure spending and emissions. 

FedEx CEO Fred Smith Slams Donald Trump's Trade Proposals – Fred Smith describes how free trade also covers US exporters.  This detail is often overlooked as politicians and media focuses on manufacturing losses with imports.  We should all remember there are manufacturing and job gains via our export markets.

Maverick USA Acquires Michigan-Based Marine Transport – Maverick acquires a mid-sized trucking company with 25 tractors and 80 trailers whose business focuses on transporting boats for a Michigan based OEM. 

Moody’s holds negative outlook for global shipping industry in 2017 – Moody’s forecasts new shipping supply outpacing demand going forward at least one more year. 


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