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

Cerasis

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. Take a look at some of the specifics of the Freight Forecast and how shippers may adapt to the coming increases. Vitals of the Freight Forecast. Some of the highlights of the Freight Forecast include a dramatic increase of 28.6 percent by 2026.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies.

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Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Despite ramped-up recruiting efforts, this number is expected to triple by 2026. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling and Logistics

It may seem impossible today, but the physical Internet could be embedded into freight supply chains by 2050. Many already believe that freight exchange platforms, dedicated to maximizing payload efficiency and reducing empty miles, have a role to play in making this vision a reality.

What Are the White Glove Options to Pick in Final Mile?

Cerasis

Accounts of e-commerce growth permeate the Internet, and some expect more than 100 million parcels to be delivered daily by 2026. Final Mile Freight White Glove OptionsE-commerce is an industrial atomic bomb.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. billion by 2026, growing with 15.5% Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019.

Trucking Companies Are (Finally) Recruiting More Women

Elementum

If the trend continues, the ATA predicts the industry could fall short by 174,000 drivers by 2026. Now, trucking and logistics companies are trying to recruit more women to overcome growing driver shortages. They’ve since been struggling to meet increasing demand for freight transport. Logistics truck drivers transportation womenThe American Trucking Association estimates that trucking companies are short by as much as 45,000 drivers.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

The shortage of workers has hit the trucking and logistics industry particularly hard. Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. The American Trucking Association expect a shortage of roughly 70,000 truck drivers in 2019, which will increase to 175,000 by 2026. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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Looking Back at Previous Capacity Crunches & How Shippers Responded

Cerasis

Also, the driver short has continually grown worse for the last eight years, and it is expected to continue through 2026, asserts Iris Kuo of Trucks.com. Increased Freight Rates Can Tone Down Capacity Crunches. Freight consolidation is the ultimate solution to any capacity crunch.

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

Talking Logistics

We experienced a ‘freight recession,’ last year, which eased the pressure on the driver market,” [ATA Chief Economist] Bob Costello said. Now that freight volumes accelerating again, we should expect to see a significant tightening of the driver market.”.

Hemp Hauling: A Whole New Adventure

Freight Center

One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. billion by 2026 and strong hemp growing seasons ahead, there’s plenty of hemp that’ll need to get from point A to point B. Partnering with a freight broker like FreightCenter provides stability and peace of mind when shipping your niche products. Blog Freight Shipping Truckload Shipping

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Shipping Hemp: Putting the “High” in Highway

Freight Center

One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. billion by 2026 and strong hemp growing seasons ahead, there’s plenty of hemp that’ll need to get from point A to point B. Partnering with a freight broker like FreightCenter provides stability and peace of mind when shipping your niche products. Blog Freight Shipping Truckload Shipping