Canada’s trucking industry appears bullish about the state of the economy this year, findings of the monthly Today’s Trucking Pulse Survey show.
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.
The current freight transportation market has been the “most disruptive time we’ve seen in domestic transportation,” says John Janson, director of global logistics for Sanmar, at the FTR Transportation Conference.
Posted Friday August 10, 2018 in Business
ELDs have had a broad impact in its first eight months, but the effect on truckload capacity is seen more in emerging time constraints on shipping lanes rather than a loss of truck drivers, the head of the largest US third-party logistics company (3PL) tells JOC