Sourcing shift away from China by the west is happening – but slowly
The hastened fracturing of China-US relations is prompting a very real move away from the ...
Some pretty shocking figures have emerged from the American Transportation Research Institute. Congestion in the US contributed to 728m hours of lost productivity in 2014 – or 264,500 commercial truck drivers doing nothing for an entire working year.
Florida and Texas were among the worst states, with congestion costing them more than $4bn each. It’s pretty thorough analysis: ATRI worked out that the cost of congestion, on a per-truck basis, saw costs increase $26,625 for trucks that travel 150,000 miles each year. What a waste…
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