Tight capacity and strong demand conspire to push US trucking contract rates to new highs

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Tight capacity and strong demand conspire to push US trucking contract rates to new highs

By | 2018-02-19T14:20:33+00:00 February 19th, 2018|feed news|Comments Off on Tight capacity and strong demand conspire to push US trucking contract rates to new highs

Recent rises in trucking prices in the US show no signs of abating, and despite the onset of the slack season hauliers remain keen to increase contract rates even further.
“Since the middle of last year we have seen truck capacity and rates impacted due to several factors, including cost of operations and labour, chassis shortages, holiday backlogs and inclement weather conditions,” noted David Goldberg, chief executive of DHL Global Forwarding …

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