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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Infrastructure Challenges and the Impact of Overweight Freight

Posted on Wednesday November 26, 2014 by April U

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) sets the maximum gross vehicle weight (MGVW) at 80,000 pounds, while permits for overweight loads and specific bridge and highway corridor weight limits are under the purview of each state. States are also responsible for … Continue reading

How Chassis and Driver Shortages Will Impact the Supply Chain

Posted on Wednesday November 26, 2014 by April U

Retailers in the midst of the peak holiday season, are already feeling the affects of chassis and driver shortages on the arrival of holiday merchandise. Shipping delays, higher freight transport costs, cargo port diversions and related issues seem to be … Continue reading

The Freight Stakeholders Coalition is Striving to Advance Legislation on Transportation Funding Reauthorization

Posted on Thursday November 13, 2014 by April U

For more than 20 years, the Freight Stakeholders Coalition has sought to educate policy decision makers on the ways in which a more unified and robust transportation infrastructure would support the United States’ global competitiveness. As part of this educational … Continue reading