(Journal of Commerce Online – William B. Cassidy)
More than half of truckers in TCP survey expect pricing, volume to rise next year
A large majority of truckload carriers expect freight volumes and truck rates to rise next year, according to new survey.
Optimism buoyed by manufacturing demand and pre-holiday sales appears to offset economic uncertainty. More than 60% of truckload carriers surveyed in November said they expect volumes to increase in 2012. Only 2% expect freight levels to drop next year, trucking analysis and research firm Transport Capital Partners said. Read more here.
Date: December 12, 2011