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Biden’s new ‘Truck Action Plan’ designed to alleviate supply chain bottlenecks

NPR 12/16/2021

The Biden administration’s Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force today unveiled a plan to incentivize states with funds and resources to help them speed the onboarding and training of more truck drivers. Included in the strategy is a 90-day challenge to states to expand a registered apprenticeship program. The so-named Truck Action Plan will also encourage companies to hire more veterans. “A strong, stable, and safe trucking workforce that offers good-paying jobs to millions of truck drivers is a critical lifeblood of our economy,” the White House said.

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