AERIAL: Container freight train crossing steel arch railroad bridge across the Canyon Diablo in the middle of the vast desert in Arizona. Rail freight transport delivering goods

Arizona economy could be hit hard by freight rail strike, experts say

Arizona economy, agriculture plays a very, very vital role. And railroad plays a very vital role in supporting agriculture, says an ASU supply chain expert.

In this article published Sept. 14, 2022, on Arizona's Family:

We are heavily dependent on farm products and railroads are the main transporter for livestock and poultry feed. This is the time for harvest, and railroads carry a lot of the products, actually, one-third of our exports to the ports are carried by railroad.

Hitendra Chaturvedi, professor of practice in supply chain management

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