Stifel Nicolaus

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September 13, 2016

Trailer Orders Are Up but Still Below Last Year’s Levels

Preliminary numbers for U.S. net trailer orders are projected to be up in August after weak order numbers in July, according to ACT Research.

June 16, 2016

Preliminary Numbers Show Declining Trailer Orders

Commercial trailer demand dropped in May compared to the previous month’s orders as part of a seasonal slowdown, according to the latest projection from ACT Research.

February 11, 2016

Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors

No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking supplier executives conducted by Princeton Consulting.

April 16, 2015

Old Dominion Riding High as LTL Evolves

How has the less-than-truckload business changed over the past decade? Stifel Transportation & Logistics Research Group decided to explore that topic in a recent note to investors.

September 23, 2014

Understanding the Driver Shortage

For truckload carriers, the number one problem is the driver shortage – but the reasons go beyond pay, said Stifel's John Larkin at TMW Systems’ annual user conference in Nashville Monday.

September 9, 2014

Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come

Driver turnover, a problem that has traditionally plagued longhaul, irregular-route truckload fleets, is now affecting every type of fleet in the industry – and it's only going to get worse, according to industry analysts at investment advisory firm Stifel.

September 5, 2013

Stifel: Soft Economy Makes Rate Hikes Tough, Despite Driver Shortage

Although a "cavalcade of regulations" is expected to make it harder than ever to find drivers, an economy that continues to grow at a sub-potential rate means fleets don't have a lot of leverage when it comes to raising rates, according to John Larkin and fellow transportation analysts at the Stifel Nicolaus investment firm.

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