Economy Watch

The state of U.S. freight growth in 2016 and perhaps next year hangs on inventories.

U.S. containerized poultry exports are set for a recovery after a miserable 2015.

The impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to be muted.

Ripples from Brexit could reach truck cabs on U.S. highways.

European shippers and transport companies are bracing for a potential slowdown in trade and higher costs after Britons voted to leave the European Union.

Global population growth and a gradually weakening dollar point to a robust trade in commodities.

Inventory destocking is likely under way, but the process will probably be slow.

Shipment volumes climbed in May, but not enough to pull transport providers out of a deep year-over-year hole.

The U.K.’s transport sector is on tenterhooks as deeply divided Britons prepare to cast an historic vote Thursday on whether to remain in or leave the European Union.

U.S. exports of polyethylene to Latin America are expected to jump.
Latin America’s demand for polyethylene, the key raw material for plastics production, is forecast to rise sharply.