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When Economic Data Isn’t What It Appears to Be

The first few months of 2019 showed many inconsistencies in economic data, varying wildly from month to month. Is our economy really this inconsistent or is there another reason for the variation?

New Monthly ACT Report Offers Outlook on Future of Freight

ACT Research will now publish a monthly report that will focus on the future of the U.S. trucking industry. The report, ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume Outlook, will cover the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors.

Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage

The American Trucking Associations has long said there’s a severe driver shortage, driven by factors such as demographic changes and an overall tight work force. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association contends there’s really not a shortage – just a shortage of pay and an abundance of poor treatment. Now an article published by the U.S. Department of Labor has provided new fuel for debate.