The American Trucking Association estimates that the 2021 driver shortage capped at 80,000 drivers. According to experts,
if this current trend continues, the trucking industry could need more than 160,000 drivers by 2030. Combined with the pandemic
and the supply chain crisis, the truck driver shortage is causing major bottleneck issues in delivery. It is important for consumers
and entrepreneurs alike to know what to expect in the coming years.
Issues impacting the trucking industry include supply shortages, skyrocketing prices and labor shortages. Most if not all of these problems can be traced back to Covid-19. It is especially prevalent in the labor shortage, where long-haul truck drivers are more susceptible to Covid-19 due to the distance they travel and the number of people they interact with...