“The freight market has been soft for almost a year, and in our
view, slid into freight recession in the first half of 2019. The
U.S. trucking industry faces a supply and demand imbalance –
excess equipment capacity and not enough freight – which
continues to press rates lower”
The first half of 2019 could be described as a “shipper’s
paradise and a carrier’s nightmare.” Here’s our take on some
transportation market trends we’re seeing from our Logistics
Control Center — and what to expect going forward.
Source: FS – Transport B.
2019 Mid-Year Transportation Market Update: What to Know as a Shipper