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3 Land Transportation
Pages 13-16

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... Kenneth Kobus, director of logistics at Charles River Laboratories, provided an overview of the available options. Robert Fernandez, vice president of operations and quality assurance for Direct Services, Inc., then offered a close-up view of the environmental conditions in trucks and how qualified shippers care about the health and safety of the live animals they ship.
From page 14...
... He added that safety requirements are having the effect of shutting down unsafe carriers. Importantly, drivers for Direct Services have cell phones and GPS 2 Detailed information on federal agencies and federal and state regulations is provided in Appendix C: Transportation Checklist.
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... Ground transportation, however, can be more costly than air, Fernandez noted, especially for small shipments.

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