ATA’s Spear makes the case for needed infrastructure improvements at Senate hearing

With true signs of momentum for a new, and badly needed, federal transportation infrastructure bill seemingly forever stuck in neutral, it is refreshing to see the nation’s top trucking lobbyist, American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Chris Spear continue to ring the bell (loudly) for federal action to get the wheels on new legislation moving. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Concerns over global and domestic economic outlooks appear to be growing

The theme regarding the economy a year ago at this time may very well have been “Happy days are hear again, given solid GDP growth, buoyed by high levels of consumer confidence, manufacturing output, and strong import volumes, among other factors. But move ahead to the present, and the theme could be something along the lines of “Where have all the good times gone?” The shift in economic themes, while jarring, to a degree, has been underway for a little...

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