Logistics

Doug Clark
HFA supports plan to attract younger truck drivers

A shortage of truck drivers is one of the long-term supply-chain problems impacting the furniture industry. And it’s why the Home Furnishings Association supports a proposed pilot program aimed at bringing younger drivers into the profession. The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration recently announced plans to study the feasibility of

Retailers talk logistics at conference

El Dorado Furniture operates in South Florida but ships to customers up the East Coast as far as New York, according to Danny Capo, the company’s Distribution Center director. It could do more e-commerce, selling to consumers in other parts of the country, he added, if it could overcome a

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