WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The food industry has been largely spared delivery disruptions as a result of the strike against 22 trucking companies that the Teamsters called last week. The strike, called last Wednesday, involves 75,000 truck drivers, dock workers and mechanics responsible for ferrying about 15% of the nation's dry freight. The struck companies haul loads under 10,000 pounds and are not used frequently by retailers, food processors and wholesalers. Mary McAboy, vice president of ...
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