2014 Annual Review & Outlook - Trucking

2014 Annual Review & Outlook - Trucking

News & Analysis

14 Sep 2014
Despite reports of tight truckload capacity, the number of 'active' trucking firms is rising steadily, QualifiedCarriers.com reports.
From left: Bjorn Vang Jensen, Mark D. Schweitzer, Richard Smith
21 Jan 2014
Three shippers discuss what they expect in 2014.
08 Jan 2014
As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration prepares to expand its rulebook in 2014, others are scrutinizing the agency’s playbook.

Commentary

Despite the economic uncertainty the U.S. has experienced since 2008, domestic intermodal traffic in North America is growing robustly. Overall year-over-year volume growth through August 2013 was a healthy 6.8 percent. Domestic containers continue to see conversion from trailers in rail service — growing 9.7 percent, while trailer volumes shrank 2.9 percent, according to the Intermodal Association of North America, Yusen Logistics estimates and TTX fleet size data.