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What is Long-Haul Trucking?
Long-haul trucking is long-distance transportation carried out through commercial trucks for a distance of 250 miles or more. It requires drivers to be familiar with cargo handling law and relevant driving regulations in all the states they pass through. It is also known as Over the Road (OTR) trucking.
|Short-haul trucking||Long-haul trucking|
|Short-haul trucking covers a distance of 150-mile radius||Long-haul trucking covers 250 miles or more|
|Operating and equipment costs lower compared to long-haul trucking||Operating and Equipment costs incurred are higher than short-haul trucking|
|Short-haul drivers require experience in maneuvering city roads, narrow laneways and sharp turns||Long-haul drivers need to be well aware of inter-state regulations and laws, as they cross borders.|
|On-the road expenses are lower for Short-haul trucking||On-the road expenses are higher for long-haul driver|
Vehicle Routing Problem is a constant in the last-mile delivery business. It happens due to the delivery and resource constraints planners face while coming up with minimum-cost vehicle routes.read story
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