Contract market keeps wheels on US trucking

September 24, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 3:37PM EDT

[caption caption="Truckers dependent on the spot market are “hurting,” but contract carriers are faring better, ATA’s chief economist said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]WASHINGTON — The “freight recession” is real, but “contained” within the US truckload spot market, American Trucking Associations (ATA) chief economist Bob Costello said Monday. The contractual trucking market...

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