Over the decades I’ve seen capacity ebb and flow, but nothing compares to January when millions of truck miles just evaporated into thin air. Sure, the goofy weather and booming economy contributed to the capacity crunch. But ELDs were the main […]
BLOOMINGTON, IN – Analysts at FTR are reporting a tighter freight capacity for shippers this year, but believe that “regulatory drag” will likely be slowed under the Trump Administration and a Republican-controlled US Congress.
COLUMBUS, IN – ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index sees freight rising faster than capacity, increasing the gap to levels not observed since 2014.
CHESAPEAKE, VA – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s PA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors.
YARMOUTH, NS – Trucking groups on the East Coast are losing patience when it comes to learning whether a new ferry service will have capacity to take trucks aboard.
CHATTANOOGA, TN – Carriers attracted to higher rates on the spot market, says TCP.
NASHVILLE, IN – Trucking conditions index improves in August, reported FTR, adding that it looks good going into 2013, but it’s still imperative to keep an eye on the economy.
NEWARK, N.J. — Ocean shipping rates have flattened out in recent weeks and that may presage a tougher market for price increases for trucking companies that are seeking to recover from the weak demand of the past two years.
NASHVILLE, IN – Costs and rates will begin to move up if the U.S. economy continues to sustain a relatively healthy freight market as new regulations take hold, according to FTR Associates.
TORONTO – Shippers and freight carriers are feeling pretty good about 2011 as truckload, LTL, and rail are all poised to operate at “suitable levels of capacity,”
Nashville, IN – Economy is getting better modestly, supporting a 3 percent tonnage growth, but not enough to support stronger pricing, reports FTR.
TORONTO, ON – Ontario’s truckers were more optimistic about trucking’s future than they’ve been in years, according to the Ontario Trucking Association’s business survey.
CHATTANOOGA, TN – Carriers are still hesitant to add capacity for a litany of reasons, says TCP.
NASHVILLE, IN. – With freight volumes expected to grow, will you be able to raise your rates?
BALTIMORE, Md. — Truckload and LTL demand stateside is “extraordinarily weak” and while capacity has been declining rapidly, it is not keeping up with the drop in demand.