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The U.S. Truckload Market is Heading for Crisis Again

Introduction Early 2020 warnings of a tightening freight market have proven to be remarkably prescient, even if the underlying reasons may have shifted.  Deep into the COVID-19 crisis, the American freight economy remains surprisingly resilient and robust.  Truckload (TL) carriers are back to turning-down loads, less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers are rejecting tenders and refusing volume shipments, […]

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Trucking Outlook 2019

TRENDS IN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY INDICATE ANOTHER CHALLENGING YEAR FOR SHIPPERS Contributing Authors: Michael Muhich, Taylor Robinson Looking back at 2018 In March of 2018, PLG Consulting offered an insightful white paper and webinar highlighting the pronounced challenges that shippers faced in an extremely difficult trucking market.  A few critical components included driver supply, driver turnover/retention, […]

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