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Economic Forecast

4 Trends Trucking Can Expect in 2021

“2021 will be a story of contending tailwinds and headwinds,” says U.S. Xpress in a blog post about its 2021 Economic Forecast. See what key trends the truckload carrier's analysts expect this year.

How COVID is Still Affecting the Supply Chain and Where We Go From Here

With a severe driver shortage and a supply chain still in chaos from pandemic-induced shifts in consumer behavior, one industry observer is warning of likely hoarding as we get into the holidays. Longer term, vaccine distribution is “THE driver” for broader economy recovery and the post-2021 outlook.

Economic Growth Steady, But Recovery's Not a 'V'

Although the economic recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown is definitely not a “V” shape, it’s growing steadily – but don’t expect to be back where we were until mid-2022, said Jeffrey Rosensweig of Emory University.

Truck Freight Outlook Murky: FTR

Improvements in industrial production and housing may help drive a truck freight recovery, but spikes in COVID-19 cases in many parts of the country and questions about what Congress may or may not do leave a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, according to analysts at FTR.

HDT Webinar to Explore Trucking Recovery from COVID-19

Pandemic lockdowns are easing and freight levels are increasing, but the COVID-19 virus is still out there, and it may take a while for the economy to recover. What does the future hold for our country’s economy and the trucking industry?

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