Current trends in Motor carrier Industry:
Motor Carriers have the smallest carrying capacity of the five modes of transportation but are needed by all of the other modes to carry the goods the last mile. In the US, the motor carrier industry was deregulated in 1980 with the passage of the Motor Carrier Act. Since then the industry has seen an increase in the number of new trucking firms.
For this discussion, choose an article (or video) on current trends in the Motor Carrier industry. Link your video/article in your post with a summary and your analysis of how these trends can affect competition and profits for organizations. Do you think deregulation has attributed to these trends? Why or why not?
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