Listen to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations as he discusses the trucking forecast for the remainder of 2018 and provides a glimpse into expectations for 2019.
- Slowing growth rates in second half of the year due to tougher year-over-year comps
- Freight market continues to do well, especially for dry van freight
- Capacity remains constrained but industry is seeing a mix in capacity with tractor counts increasing
Forecasting the Trucking Economy
By: Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations