Tagged: TruckingTrends

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Freight Shipments Climbing

Freight shipments climbing with a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the 2Q. Freight payments data released in late July showed a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the second quarter, reversing the declining trend…

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Fuel Driving Out Truckers

Fuel driving out truckers as survey shows rising cost of fuel present a mountainous climb to overcome for small carriers. Many small carriers who entered the trucking industry in 2020-21 are finding today’s challenges too

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Trucking Sees New Player Surge

Trucking sees new player surge in the number of newly authorized trucking companies — especially small ones. From July 2020 -Sept, the FMCSA approved more than 104k new for-hire trucking companies, and that’s excluding private fleets…

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Driver Shortage Sets New Record

The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers, a record high, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s a 30-percent increase from before the pandemic, when the industry already faced a labor shortage of 61,500…

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Adaptability Now Crucial For Truckers

Continuing economic recovery, inventory replenishment, and e-commerce growth will “clash with capacity constraints to keep rates high this year,’’ according to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 32th annual State of Logistics Report.

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Truck Electrification ‘A Realty’

With the total cost of electric-vehicle ownership for some commercial applications already beating out internal-combustion engines, ACT Research predicts that electrification of the Class 4-8 commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada will top…

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Trucking may have peaked, analysts say

Data from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Logistic Managers Index shows that between May 2020 and February, inventory costs, warehouse prices and transportation prices were between 27 to 39 points higher than the…

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