October 21, 2015

NAW Letter to Chairman Shuster

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It is my understanding that the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will mark up the Highway Bill on Thursday, October 22nd. I write on behalf of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) to encourage the inclusion of language to authorize an increase in the length of twin trailers from 28 feet to 33 feet. If enacted, this modest proposal will assist wholesaler-distributors, which rely on our nation’s over-the-road freight transportation system in the day-to-day conduct of their businesses, in the performance of a core competency: the provision of cost-efficient, consistent and reliable customer service. [read more]