The rigors of mass production. Not really unusual.
There should be at least three bolts under the dash; holding the column; perhaps as many a six. Loosening them should give you a little adjustment. Try not to move the column up & down only side to side. You may have to remove the lower dash panel for access.
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.