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The imposition of aggressive anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese-made medium truck tires arguably has been the most significant development to hit the domestic retreading industry in many years, and the impact of those actions is something that the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is monitoring closely.

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The Uncertain World of Truck Tires

Expect higher prices and tighter supplies. Imports of radial truck tires from China into the U.S. have dropped 25% in the first three months of 2019, from more than 1.8 million to just shy of 1.4 million, compared to the same period a year ago.

Third-Party Logistics Saw Banner Results in 2018

2018 will go down as an outstanding year for third-party logistics in the U.S., driven by growth in the economy and an extraordinary inventory build as shippers imported products to beat import tariffs.

What Does Trump's New Trade War Mean for Trucking?

President Trump has initiated another trade war with Mexico, this time tied to curbing illegal immigration. While experts say the initial impact on trucking will be minimal, the effects will become more dire with each passing month if the dispute is not resolved quickly.