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Chilean truckers call off strike

Chilean truckers call off strike
Port activities have returned to normal in Chile as truckers have called off an eight-day strike, following concessions from the government. The walkout was called in protest at rising fuel […]
Mon 05/12/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Truckers’ strike threatens Chilean fruit exports

Truckers’ strike threatens Chilean fruit exports
Chilean fruit producers and exporters are calling for an immediate end to a truckers’ strike which is jeopardising the country’s exports as the new season gets underway. According to fruit […]
Wed 30/11/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

US trucker shortage deepens

US trucker shortage deepens
The US transport sector reports that vaccine mandates have intensified a long-term shortage of truckers in the United States. Website Producer reports Jon Eisen of American Trucking Associations as saying: […]
Tue 22/02/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Truck driver shortages constrain Ocado growth

Truck driver shortages constrain Ocado growth
Online supermarket Ocado enjoyed strong sales in 2021, with revenue up 7.2%, but growth was constrained by HGV driver shortages as well as a warehouse fire in southeast London when […]
Wed 16/02/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Canada’s fresh produce supply hit by jab mandate for US truckers

Canada’s fresh produce supply hit by jab mandate for US truckers
Canada is facing growing shortages of fresh fruits and vegetables as border agents have begun refusing entry to unvaccinated US truckers, leading to chaos, according to a Bloomberg report. A mandate starting […]
Mon 24/01/2022 by Richard Wilkinson

Spanish truckers union threatens Christmas strike 

Spanish truckers union threatens Christmas strike 
Spain faces a national strike by the road haulage sector from Sunday 19 to Wednesday 22 December, according to the Spanish press, unless the central government addresses the rise in […]
Tue 23/11/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
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Walmart launches driverless truck delivery

Walmart launches driverless truck delivery
US retailer Walmart has begun using driverless trucks to deliver to customers. The move involves a partnership with autonomous vehicle startup Gatik. Since August, the companies have deployed the fully […]
Mon 15/11/2021 by Richard Wilkinson

Shortage of US truck drivers to increase produce prices

Shortage of US truck drivers to increase produce prices
Each winter, the US relies on produce grown in Mexico to supply its stores, with over US$17 billion of agricultural goods crossing the border in 2016. One of the main […]
Mon 12/02/2018 by Richard Wilkinson

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