Efforts to frontrun tariffs was part of it. But now, there’s more to it.
The hangover after the tariff-front-run boom last year.
What US Freight Shipments and Pricing Say About the Slowdown.
For Trucking and Railroads, it’s Hangover Time.
US freight shipments fall for 7th month in a row. After the boom, the bust.
Weakness in transportation deepens. Freight rates still rising, but also coming under pressure.
But the cost of shipping surges, no holds barred.
“Many modes are reporting limited capacity or no capacity at any price that shippers are willing to pay.”
Everything is spiking.