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FTR: 2019 Freight Market 'Steadier' Than it May Seem

While it’s been a challenging year for the trucking industry in some ways, comparisons to the runaway market of 2017-2018 may make it seem worse than it is. In their monthly State of Freight webinar Dec. 12, the transportation intelligence analysts at FTR discussed the top trends affecting freight volumes and rates.

What Are Fleets Saying About the Fourth Quarter?

Will the fourth quarter be a field goal or a fumble? How does 2020 look from here? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge talked to the HDT Editorial Advisory board for a snapshot of conditions and concerns.

Are We In a Truck Recession?

First-quarter 2019 GDP grew at 3.2%, and the latest guess about the second quarter is 1.7%. That latter number is a disappointment for sure, but it is not a negative, says longtime trucking economic analyst Noel Perry. But what about freight?