Strong Freight Forecast Expected Thru 2026, What It Means for Shippers & 5 Things to Get Prepared


Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. This report, available for purchase here , poised some significant implications for the shipping, and by direct correlation, the logistics industry. percent by 2026. This means the increased revenue by 2026 would amount to more than five percent of the total current US National Debt. million by 2026. On July 27, 2015, the American Trucking Association s released the U.S.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

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The ATA estimates the shortage could reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and could even grow to 176,000 by 2026. This analysis is consistent with our research at Kenco Innovation Labs – automation is not about eliminating people.

Truck Driver Shortage: Myth or Reality?

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According to the American Trucking Associations, for example, there will be a shortage of 174,000 drivers by 2026 if current trends continue. The persistent issues localized in the [long-distance truckload] segment are not visible in the aggregate data and require a distinct analysis.

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Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

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In the report, ATA projects the shortage to reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and if current trends hold the shortage could grow to more than 174,000 by 2026. Watch our November 2014 Talking Logistics episode, The Benefits and Challenges of Attracting More Women to Trucking.