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Transportation: Let’s Stop a Problem from Becoming a Crisis


If your grocery bill starts trending higher, the problem can be traced to the nation’s highways, not the aisles of your local store. A looming transportation crisis threatens to drive up prices on millions of goods that Americans buy every day.

Shipping costs are accelerating rapidly, beyond the capacity of major food and consumer products manufacturers to absorb. Of the 25 largest consumer packaged goods companies, 18 say rising transportation costs have already or may lead to higher prices.

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