ACT Research has demonstrated its For-Hire Trucking Index climbed quicker than limit with respect to the eleventh straight month, and the desire is that agreement rates for truckers will keep on improving.
“The far reaching amongst cargo and limit augmentations looks good for proceeded with quality in cargo rates into the new year,” said Kenny Vieth, ACT Research’s leader and senior expert. “Unmistakably, truckers are entering 2018 with a high ground in arrangements with shippers.”
At the point when review respondents were approached what their desires for 2018 contract rate increments were, the normal was 7%. “Contract rates will keep on receiving upward weight as limit fixes and changes are made to ELD commands,” said one armada official. “Expected increments of 5-10% are foreseen, with more prominent increments experienced in spot advertise circumstances.”