TITLE

Broughton's crystal ball

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Rick
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the outlook of Donald Broughton, managing director and senior transportation analyst for Avondale Partners, on the U.S. trucking industry in 2011 and 2012. Broughton emphasizes the importance of attracting, training and retaining an adequate number of drivers and owner-operators for the trucking industry. He expects tractor orders to recover by the end of 2011. He anticipates higher trucking failure rates if fuel prices increase once again.
ACCESSION #
59211124

 

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