In the April issue, you speak of how great the LCV program is going to be for the industry.
You see the double trailers going behind one power unit and think of the savings the large company is enjoying.
I see them going, and I see one driver out of work because another driver has decided to take two loads. I see a large company that has funding to invest in LCV technology now hauling cheap freight in that second trailer while a smaller sub-50 unit fleet, or even an owner/op, can’t compete with the slashed rate.
There are two sides to every story, and I see the LCV program as bad news for the little guy in the long term.
T. Murphy, FTE Via e-mail
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