Congress moves forward with a $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Congress moves forward with a $1 trillion infrastructure package. For trucking and logistics service providers, this means the nation's roads, bridges, and more are getting the attention they deserve. While trucking executives welcome the bill's progress, they cited the need for clear objectives. “Traffic is increasing every year; there are more vehicles on the road than ever before,” notes Greg Orr, president of truckload carrier CFI. “And we’re doing it dealing with congested, 50-year-old roads and bridges that stress out our drivers, beat up our equipment, and stifle productivity,” says Orr adding that CFI, whose trucks run some 200 million miles annually, is willing to pay its fair share toward highway repair, improvement, and expansion.
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