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. ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.