It was predicted more than a year ago that as the economy recovered, a trucking shortage would develop due to truck owners having sold their idled trucks overseas. Now, according to Packer, that is exactly what has happened. For the first time in a long time, carriers may have the leverage rather than their customers.
The Oregon Association of Nurseries offers a logistics program through C.H. Robinson, as well as having several members offering freight services. You can find those with the product/service search on www.nurseryguide.com. Just enter the search term “freight” and you’ll get a list of providers.