CORPORATIONS: Leave the Driving to Them

The U.S. is increasingly not only a nation on wheels but a nation that rents and leases its wheels. Quite a few of the bigger ones belong to a Miami-based corporation called the Ryder System, which owns 37,000 trucks and successfully leaves the driving to someone else. Ryder trucks are rented to transport new cars to dealers throughout the South, speed deliveries of air freight from New York airports, haul chickens to market in Georgia, deliver the Miami Herald to distributors and move housefuls of furniture across town almost anywhere in the...

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