While the winds of Hurricane Florence have subsided, the effects of the Hurricane will be felt for weeks and months to come. More than __ people have lost their lives and more than 1,000 roads are closed in the State of North Carolina alone. Flooding persists and a several waterways are expected to crest later this week. The City of Wilmington, NC--a port city--remains cut off with no road access in or out of the city.



Pat Pitz

Pat Pitz is the editor of the DAT Solutions freight broker newsletter. He has nearly 20 years experience as a professional writer and editor. Before joining DAT, he spent 8 years at a Portland advertising and public relations agency, where he wrote newsletters and other content for a variety of high-profile clients, including several in the trucking industry.


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