Tag Archives: driver shortage

A Shortage in a Surging Economy

Whenever the term “shortage” is thrown around, people become nervous and for good reason. Food shortage, job shortage, wine shortage, etc can throw the masses into a tizzy because it usually means prices for goods and services are going to … Continue reading

The ABC’s of the Capacity Shortage

Understanding the Capacity Shortage¬† Anyone who regularly moves freight likely has realized that their brokerage is facing a major capacity shortage, along with a hike in prices to go with it. Industry experts predicted a shortage and rate increase a … Continue reading

Shippers — Our Capacity Expectations for 2017

Nearly half way through the calendar year there are still only vague predictions as to how the remainder of 2017 will unravel. The ELD time crunch is upon us, which will only further the current driver shortage. A new Presidential … Continue reading

Shippers – Our Capacity Expectations for 2016

So far, 2016 has been a year of relative economic uncertainty. Although business levels & earnings have remained relatively flat as a result. The transportation (and trucking) industry are no exception. While a majority of publicly-traded transportation stocks made a … Continue reading