The shift in retail and how it's reshaping trucking

There has been a narrative in the U.S. that retail is dying a quick death. The reality is that is just not true. So far in 2017, there have been nearly as many store openings announced as store closings. This FreightWaves infographic, created in collaboration with TransFX, which is providing risk management and price transparency solutions for trucking, details some of the trends in retail and how trucking is responding. For more on this trend, read: How retail trends are reshaping freight movement.


Brian Straight

Brian Straight has covered the U.S. trucking and transportation community for more than 10 years, winning numerous regional and national editorial awards, including a Jesse. H. Neal Award. Prior to working on FreightWaves, Brian spent 10 years at industry trade magazine Fleet Owner, and prior to that managed daily newspaper editorial operations.