The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy
JULY 12, 2016
At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations. Freight volumes are up a little with lackluster economic growth, which leaves an implied excess capacity of 2-4%. Industrial production – the freight economy relevant to GDP.