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FreightWaves Staff Monday, October 1, 2018

October Economic Roundup

A roundup of economic data releases and events over the past month, and view of trends worth watching in October. Freight demand conditions remained generally solid during the month, though international trade and housing remain trouble areas. Supply within trucking looks to be expanding, and hires in the industry continued to climb

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Brian Straight Friday, September 7, 2018

The state of trucking

Speaking at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2nd Annual Economic Summit on Thursday in Washington, DC, ATA President & CEO Chris Spear touted the accomplishments of the association but told attendees now is not the time to become complacent.

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FreightWaves Staff Tuesday, September 4, 2018

September Economic Roundup

The economic roundup is a monthly summary of the various factors that affect freight demand and supply in the economy. Data releases in August showed an economic that was performing generally well, but softness in housing and trade are likely to impact freight demand.

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FreightWaves Staff Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Retaliatory tariffs sour US cranberry market

Canada, Mexico, China, and the European Union are among those who have instituted retaliatory tariffs on cranberry imports coming from the United States. FreightWaves spoke with Kellyanne Dignan, Ocean Spray’s Director of Global Corporate Affairs, who provided the company’s perspective on the issue.

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