Canada’s trucking industry appears bullish about the state of the economy this year, findings of the monthly Today’s Trucking Pulse Survey show.
The professional truck driver shortage continues to hold back the Canadian economy and solutions require a new approach to immigration policies and rethinking how long-haul freight is moved
Inbound Logistics’ exclusive annual survey of shippers and truckers, which attempts to map out find the industry’s most significant trends and challenges, reveals that finding a truck – and not paying too much more it – are the two biggest concerns for over-the-road shippers.
Shippers looking for some relief in capacity leverage may have to wait until at least the latter half of 2019 – and perhaps longer – based on currently available market data and projections of US economic growth, according to the Journal of Commerce.
As trucking companies continue to grapple with thin margins and ever-escalating operating costs, it’s imperative governments do what they can to ensure the competitive playing field remains levelled across the industry, says CTA