Analysts see positive trucking across the boards, with rising rates spurring more demand for new Class 8 units as well.
The combination of fewer loads and more available capacity sent load-to-truck ratios lower for the week ending Oct. 14.
Uncertainties and opportunities abound for trucking in the months ahead.
Dry van and refrigerated freight rates up sharply as truck capacity remains tight, firm said.
University researchers find that “crash harm” is the main economic negative resulting from a dearth of truck parking.