With lots of changes on the horizon, the freight shipping industry has a combination of healthy growth and uncertainty to look forward to. Explore some of the most recent trends and challenges and learn how they will impact the industry.
We’ve weathered a global economic roller coaster this year. As we enter the second half of 2016, let’s take a look back at the current condition of the freight shipping industry and how it’s affected by yearly patterns, customer buying trends, and the economy.
For freight shipping and the economy in general, 2016 has been a bumpy ride. Political instability and contentious social issues make long-term and even short-term business strategic planning an exercise in educated guesswork. These issues point to one condition that is bound to dominate the freight economy in the near future—uncertainty.