Supply Chain Dive’s Best of 2018: Breaking Down the Truck Capacity Shortage

“The trucking industry has always seen rates ebb and flow with the economy.

While this year may have seen an unseasonably tight market, shippers should always be looking for a shift in market fundamentals, in case it provides a future rate advantage.

Add together the construction spike following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, with winter weather and strong consumer demand, and it yields a perfect economic tailwind for the trucking industry.”