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FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Impacting Truck Driver Shortage – Job Screening Resources

Written by ESR News blog editor Thomas Ahearn The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) – an online database that gives employers and government agencies real-time access to information about Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) holders ) that are covered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Testing […]

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Look for a job? Free truck driver training offered

The Louisiana Workforce Commission hopes to ease the statewide truck driver shortage by offering free truck driver training to qualified applicants. The Drive Your Future program has been spurred by the shortage of truck drivers and the supply chain crisis the country is currently facing. “From food to furniture, truckers help keep Louisiana’s economy moving,” […]

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New Virginia community college program aims to address ongoing shortage of truck drivers

ROANOKE, Va. – The shortage of truck drivers hit an all-time high in 2021, according to the American Trucking Association. Now there’s a new scheme in the Commonwealth that aims to change that, meaning you might see fewer empty shelves at your local grocery store. It’s painful to see bare shelves in stores, but with […]

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Delivery problems weigh on almond growers | News

[ad_1] Now that snow is building up over the Sierra Nevada, water issues appear to have been overtaken by logistical headaches, the number one concern for Kern County almond growers this year. People in the industry say port congestion has combined with a shortage of truck drivers and other supply chain issues to frustrate local […]

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The turmoil shows that the expedition is submerged ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

[ad_1] .Photo {width: 100%;max width: 50rem} The turmoil in the global supply chain this year has exposed just how complex it can be to do the seemingly simple job of getting a product from one place to another. The need to ship surgical masks to West Africa from China may have a cascading effect on […]

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“It affects our whole business:” S&S Transport faces truck driver shortage

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers in the United States has hampered efforts to end supply chain shortages in the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and S&S Transport has addressed issues arising from it since its inception. . S&S Transport, which began operations in 1981 with two employees and a single truck it did not […]

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Iowa businesses tackle truck driver shortage

[ad_1] Wegayewu Faris of Coralville uses a hammer Monday to check truck tire inflation as he performs a pre-ride inspection at the Kirkwood Community College continuing education facility in southwest Cedar Rapids. The intensive four-week course includes over 200 hours of classroom instruction, including a driving simulator, as well as at least 60 hours of […]

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Supply chain and shipping bottlenecks ease as winter winds increase

[ad_1] Supply chain bottlenecks are easing as fewer sea containers are anchored off California ports, but a persistent shortage of truck drivers and the impact of the latest variant of Covid-19 remain concerns. obstacles. Delays in shipping and sourcing materials played a major role in rising inflation levels in the United States But there are […]

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Port of LA Seroka Says Shipping Reform Act Will Increase Industry Transparency

[ad_1] By Ana Monteiro and Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) – The first major update to U.S. international shipping laws in more than two decades, which passed the House this week, will help boost transparency in the industry if passed by the Senate, the Senate said. chief of the Port of Los Angeles. “What it does is […]

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California High School Truck Driver Program Tackles Wrecking Supply Chain Shortage

[ad_1] A high school get behind the wheel and train the next generation of truck drivers to help with the nation’s crippling supply chain crisis. Patterson High School in California introduces a supply chain and logistics program to upper-level students, offering post-graduation truck driving certification as well as other vocational training. “I think it really […]

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Holiday Expectations for DFW Shipping Hub – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

[ad_1] It’s not even Halloween and there are concerns about stocking stores this year for the Christmas season. The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the supply chain, from manufacturers to customers. The nation relies on DFW to help bring the goods to market. “A lot of things come into Dallas, are redistributed and shipped, and it’s […]

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Shipping Disruption – How To Get Furniture In Your Home For Christmas

[ad_1] Retail purchases, both in-store and online, have increased dramatically in the wake of the pandemic, and well-documented shipping disruptions have affected all industries and businesses. Production in China continues to be hit hard. Disruptions and delays have been caused by Covid outbreaks, work restrictions due to power outages, as well as shipments to tackle […]

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Truck driver shortage adds to supply chain dilemma – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

[ad_1] NORTH OF TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Owner of a North Texas trucking company says moving the Port of Los Angeles to 24/7 service is a step in the right direction as it will bring more cargo to the United States, but points out that there are many more supply chain issues to be addressed. outside. […]

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Florida Ports Council urges shipping lines to avoid California

[ad_1] MIAMI – To help with supply chain traffic jams, the Florida Ports Council is asking shipping companies to avoid the growls in California, use the Panama Canal, and travel to the Sunshine State. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles will move to 24/7 service like the Port of […]

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Start shopping for the holidays now: global shipping delays expected to worsen during peak retail season

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Experts say international shipping delays could cause problems this holiday season. The supply chain has been backed up for months due to the pandemic and peak retail season is approaching. It comes down to a labor shortage in several industries as well as a high demand for products. Retail therapy […]

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Shortage of truck drivers in Latvia and across Europe / Article

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers and the problems it poses for the road transport sector in Europe have increased in recent weeks, and the consequences are also being felt in Latvia, Latvian radio reported on October 12. The UK, with Brexit and the pandemic, is currently facing the deepest crisis in the industry. However, […]

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Businesses Worried Delays Affect Holiday Shipping

[ad_1] CANTON DES PLAINES, COUNTY OF LUZERNE (WBRE / WYOU) – The supply chain crisis is having a huge impact, including on local NEPA businesses. A business owner in Luzerne County is already worried about the impact of the issue on her store this holiday season. It’s only October, so it’s kinda weird thinking about […]

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Port of California 24-hour operation no longer used

[ad_1] A pilot program offering 24-hour container operations at the Port of Long Beach has attracted no truckers for more than two weeks since the start of extended hours, highlighting the challenges facing Southern California seaports as dozens of ships are retreating off the coast. Total Terminals International LLC, among the largest terminals in Long […]

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Shipping container issues drive up retail prices

[ad_1] As for the skyrocketing prices for shipping those large containers, if the big companies have to pay an extra cost, that means you do too. Have you noticed that random items are suddenly out of stock at stores in your area? Your favorite shampoo, or those cookies you love? Well, the reason behind it […]

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How Fuel and Driver Shortages Affect Ecommerce Delivery Services Today – and the Outlook for Peaks in Business – Operations and Logistics

[ad_1] Cars queued up to buy fuel at a BP petrol station in Berkshire this week as UK drivers panic to buy fuel. Image: Amani A / Shutterstock.com The fuel and driver shortages that made headlines this week are not affecting door-to-door delivery services at this time, according to delivery companies and retailers. But with […]

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Over 2,000 UK service stations remain dry due to shortage of truck drivers

[ad_1] A sign indicating a lack of fuel is displayed at the entrance of a gas station in London on September 30. Frank Augstein / The Associated Press More than two thousand UK service stations were still dry on Thursday as a shortage of truck drivers began to disrupt deliveries to pharmacies, while farmers warned […]

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International shipping workers warn of collapse of global transportation systems

[ad_1] A coalition of unions representing shipping workers around the world has warned of an imminent “collapse of global transportation systems” due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter on Wednesday, labor groups warned that fragmented and inconsistent pandemic restrictions around the world have plunged global shipping into chaos. The […]

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USPS Overhaul and Blocked Ports May Cause Shipping Delays During Holidays – NBC Bay Area

[ad_1] A reorganization of the United States Postal Service combined with a standoff at West Coast ports could lead to vacation shortages and shipping delays. Starting Friday, a small amount of first class mail and periodicals may take longer to arrive. First class single mail traveling within the same region will still be delivered within […]

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Lack of workers still fueling supply chain problems

[ad_1] These days, everything from seemingly random shortages of items in the grocery store to fine print warnings that your online purchases could experience shipping delays, can all be attributed to a terribly broken supply chain. The everyday items and services we all take for granted – buying half and half, repainting the kitchen, buying […]

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UK fuel crisis threatens to hit healthcare and industry

[ad_1] Receive free updates on UK businesses and the UK economy We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email bringing together the latest news on UK business and economics every morning. British medical workers and transport companies warned on Monday that the fuel crisis threatened to significantly disrupt essential services and industry as they […]

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Looming lorry driver gap in Europe undermines UK appeals – POLITICO

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers is not just a UK problem. This adds to the difficulties of the UK government’s emergency efforts to save the country from supply chain chaos by offering European truckers short-term visas. Petrol stations across the UK are running out of fuel after the supply crunch led to panic buying […]

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Sainsbury’s in Otford only offers fuel to emergency services

[ad_1] A supermarket gas station now only allows emergency service personnel to stock up on fuel. The Sainsbury’s of Otford have installed a sign at the entrance to the forecourt stating “fuel emergency services only”. The move comes at the end of the third day of motorists facing long queues as they attempt to get […]

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Long queues and fuel rationing as Britain faces truck driver shortage, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) says Britain faces a shortage of some 100,000 drivers, due to the departure of workers from the industry. LONDON (Reuters) – Long lines of vehicles headed to gas stations in Britain on Saturday, where a severe shortage of truck drivers has led to fuel rationing and some dry […]

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Long queues and fuel rationing as Britain faces shortage of truck drivers

[ad_1] LONDON, September 25 (Reuters) – Long lines of vehicles headed to gas stations in Britain on Saturday, where a severe shortage of truck drivers has led to fuel rationing and some dry pumps, and prompted the government to consider issuing temporary work visas. Across the country, motorists lined up to refuel their vehicles. A […]

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Christmas chaos: Delivery delays mean Santa could be late this year

[ad_1] Klaus Müller-Blech sends Christmas to Gettysburg, Pa. In a 1,000-foot-long container ship. So far it is three months behind due to global transport congestion. Mr Müller-Blech, 62, is the Christmas King of Germany, an Asian importer of mass-produced decorations that he resells across the West alongside the hand-blown glassware his family has been making […]

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Iowa farm service provider hit with BlackMatter ransomware and $ 5.9 million ransom

[ad_1] New Cooperative – an Iowa-based agricultural services provider – has been the victim of a ransomware attack, continuing a series of incidents affecting farm businesses this year. The company did not respond to requests for comment but confirmed to Bloomberg News that it was suffering from a “cybersecurity incident” that impacted some of its […]

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Disruption due to UK truck driver shortage to worsen, logistics boss warns

[ad_1] Supply chain updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about supply chain news. The disruption due to the shortage of truck drivers in the UK is expected to worsen, with more goods not reaching main street shelves, the chief of Great Britain’s largest logistics subcontractor warned. Brittany. James […]

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Ikea struggles to stock mattresses amid driver shortage and shipping crisis

[ad_1] Ikea is struggling to stock popular products due to driver shortages and the shipping crisis. About 10% of its product line is not available in its stores in the UK and Ireland, a spokesperson said. Popular products, such as mattresses, are hard to find in stores, they said. Loading Something is loading. Ikea is […]

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UK rail freight can respond to trucker crisis

[ad_1] Rail freight operators say they have the solution to Britain’s long-term truck driver shortage. A permanent solution to the driver supply chain deficit would be a radical adjustment to use rail freight much more. This change could be almost immediate, thanks to the capacity freed up by reduced passenger trips in the event of […]

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What is the impact of freight and shipping on the environment?

[ad_1] In light of the IPCC’s damning report on the impact of policies on climate change, many of us are forced to rethink how we can operate more sustainably. With that in mind, we’ve reflected on the emissions of some industries, what those industries are doing to improve their sustainability, and what more they need […]

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Chicken, milkshakes, sweets: rare in Britain’s trucker shortage

[ad_1] Across Britain, a slow-burning problem has escalated into a supply chain crisis in recent weeks as restaurants, supermarkets and food manufacturers have warned customers that some popular products may be temporarily unavailable due to a shortage of truck drivers. McDonald’s milkshakes, Nando chicken, Haribo candies and supermarket milk are among the items that have […]