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Here’s a grim dose of reality about the “real state” of the US economy:

Truckers Feel Economic Sting

Forget the banking and media sectors–the real pain of the current economic meltdown is being felt most by the trucking industry, the Los Angeles Times reports. In just the third quarter alone, a whopping 785 trucking companies with a combined fleet of 39,000 trucks went out of business. And with economic activity drying up across the country, competition among trucking companies for remaining cargo has sent shipping prices off a cliff, making it hard for drivers to make ends meet.

Now those are sickening numbers. Imagine all the goods not being delivered now!
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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2009/01/07 at 06:36

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