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Logistics Job Opportunities Continue to Increase

According to a recent study by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, US Companies are expected to create more than 1 million logistics jobs in the next 4 years. However, the study also shows there will be a shortage of qualified workers to fill these jobs. These jobs include drivers, dock personnel, industrial engineers and procurement specialists.

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Trucking Capacity Still Impacted From Recession

Trucking capacity was impacted by the recession of 2009 but exactly how much ? According to SI consulting group truckload capacity was lessened by at least 20% and this percent never re-entered the market. Overall 1 in 5 trucks is out of the market.

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All America Named One Of The Area’s Top 20 Businesses Employing Under 20 Employees

All America Transportation Inc was recently named by the St Louis Small Business Monthly as one of the area’s Top 20 Businesses employing under twenty employees.

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Diesel Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level in 4 Years

The Department of Energy reported the retail average price for diesel gas rose to its highest level in four years. Last week’s average price for diesel fuel was $4.15 per gallon. This was the highest average price since August 2008.

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Trucking Continues to be Among Most Dangerous Professions

The trucking industry continues to be among the most dangerous professions in the United States according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bureau reported work related deaths totaled 474 in 2011.

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