The motor carrier transportation sector serves an economic need. Every day a flow of trucks pass through the main thoroughfares around the U.S. to pick-up, transport, and deliver various goods and products. These haulers and carriers also transport an assortment of equipment to serve the manufacturing, construction, and other industries.
Provides An Essential Service
The motor carrier industry is forecasted to grow as consumer demand for certain products grow. As consumer spending capacity for new goods and products increases, transport services will be provided in order to get them to retailers in time. In 2013, the trucking sector transported around 14,500 million tons of freight across the U.S. Some of the products and materials that were delivered all over the continent includes processed food items, vegetable and animal products, oil and petroleum, construction materials, among others.
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