With all of the uncertainty surrounding gas prices, owner-operators of commercial trucks may be wary of what the future holds. After all, the more gas costs, the less leeway there is for a profit to be made. [...]
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“At this point, we haven't seen a discernible impact,” said David Bradley, president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance. “With March Break starting up this weekend, that may tell the tale.” Bradley said the trucking industry is watching the situation ... [...]
Some 80 per cent of North American communities receive their goods exclusively by truck, according to the American Trucking Association. The industry collects 83 per cent of shipping revenues, while rail collects only 6 per cent – and trucking revenue ... [...]
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I personally don't usually put too much faith in predictions, especially pessimistic ones. However, in the case of the trucking industry there is so much data to base predictions on and usually a fairly close consensus on that data, I find it hard to ignore predictions.
The consensus at this point in time seems to be not too pessimistic. On the other hand it is also not to optimistic. Maybe that is the best we can hopre for in the current financial and economic climate.
Trucking 2013 forecast: not great but not gloomy - TheTrucker.com ...
Oct 10, 2012 ... LAS VEGAS — American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello issued his forecast for trucking 2013. It isn't rosy, but neither is it ...
Oil and gas price forecast for 2013 | SmartPlanet
6 days ago ... Demand for natural gas as a trucking fuel is also picking up, albeit from a ... My forecast is for gas prices to approach $4 by the end of 2013, ...
The Trucker's Dashboard - [...]
I know if you're arriving on this site for the very first time you will have a hard time believing this site has been in existence for several years now. Unfortunately this will be the third time I am forced to rebuild it from scratch.
This sort of thing should not be happening to me as I have been building websites and blogs for many years now and I certainly know the importance of back-ups but as some of you may know, knowing something is not exactly the same as doing it.
Well this time I was forced to change hosting providers and I truly thought I had a backup in place before the move. However, well..... you know the old saying about the best of intentions.
So.......here I am starting all over again with what at one time was my flagship website with several hundred visitors per day. I think I do have backups of some of the earlier articles so I will be going through the ones I have and if they are still relevant for today I will be reposting them over the next little whil [...]