ACT Research May Freight Forecast: Slow Freight and Fast Tractor Sales Pressure Rate Outlook COLUMBUS, IN – ACT Research released the May installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report covering the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors.
ACT has been involved in the freight sector for decades, but for the past year we have been investing time and energy in developing the ACT's Freight Forecast report. The report analyzes data from around the freight sector, focusing on the links between the equipment manufacturing side of the equation and freight rates. The report is [...]
ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Pricing and Productivity Indices Fall, Supply-Demand Balance Loosened Again in February
The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed a downtick in volume, pricing, and productivity, with the supply-demand balance continuing trend, loosening for the fourth consecutive month. The Volume Index returned to negative territory, reaching 47.1 in February, while pricing fell to 48.9. Productivity dropped sharply to 43.0, and the supply-demand balance now sits [...]