It lasted 65 years. Yet on Jan. 4, the federal hours-of-service rule for truck drivers officially changed. The change, which reduces the amount of continuous time truckers can spend on the job, could drive costs up for supermarket retailers and wholesalers who do not have efficient procedures for handling goods at the receiving and loading docks of warehouses. On the other hand, some sources are saying that may not happen if retailers collaborate with their shippers to enhance productivity. ...

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