Experiment in Trucks

The trucking industry grew too fast for its britches, is now a gangling, sprawling adolescent given to waste motions and tripping over its own feet. The U. S. has some 600,000 trucks operating for hire. Two-thirds of the owners are one-man, one-truck outfits started on a shoestring and lucky to have it left. About 60% of the firms take in less than $2,000 a year; an alarming number of them go broke.

Many a trucker has wondered how much time & money he could save if his firm were big enough to buy...

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