Transportation Challenges: Truckload Capacity

There are many examples of how something can improve, but still have plenty of room to get better.  Take a report card for example, raising your grades from a C- to a B is great, but there is still room for improvement to reach that A.  Your favorite team winning the wildcard and making the playoffs is exciting, but they can still improve and win the division. The same is true for the current state of truckload (TL) capacity. 

Last year truckload capacity was widely considered to be at its tightest capacity ever due to a harsh winter and driver shortage.  This year as the economy improves and truck equipment orders increase, the outlook is brighter, but there are still many challenges and improvements ahead. 

A recent article in Logistics Management explains what challenges remain for truckload capacity.  Click here to read this truckload news.