Accutrac Capital searches the internet on a regular basis to identify relevant blog articles that offer valuable insights and perspectives on the trucking industry. Selected articles are posted to assist truck company owners operate their business with greater efficiency.
Below are the most current blog articles selected for our resource library:
FTR Senior Analyst, Larry Gross, has some unconventional insights into where the economy is going and what it means from a freight perspective. Contrary to some prevailing opinions, the slow economic recovery is not unexpected and is subject to some realities not present until now.
By Jeff Berman, Posted on November 23, 2015
Bloated inventories have caused a slowing of U.S. freight movement. Industry indexes indicate sliding volumes and freight expenditures are expected to continue to the end of the year. Declining volumes are nonetheless, predicted to improve in 2016.
By James Jaillet, Posted on November 16, 2015
In this video excerpt, ATBS Vice President Jeff Amen gives a quick summary of trends in key components of the trucking industry. These include revenue, net income, annual miles, hours worked, maintenance cost per mile and more. Presented from the owner-operator perspective, this analysis is equally relevant to truck company owners and fleet managers.
By Max Heine, Posted on October 7, 2015
Nothing but good news on the operating costs front. Calendar-year 2015 marks the third consecutive year that fleet operating costs have remained stable compared to the previous three years. In addition to lower prices at the pump, tire prices and maintenance costs remain steady.
By Mike Antich, Posted on October 16, 2015
Want to almost instantly change not just others’ perception of you but also how you actually work? Believe it or not, it comes from “dressing the part”. Research shows that properly dressing for your job can actually make you perform better.
By Deborah Lockridge, Posted on September 30, 2015