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Finding Capital Remains a Challenge in Slow Economy

The December issue of Arkansas Trucking Report, a publication of the Arkansas Trucking Association, quotes Steven Dutro, manaing partner for Transport Capitla Partners (TCP) and Jim Schnoes, director for TCP, in “Brother Can You Spare a Loan?” Dutro and Schnoes contribute insights about long-term survival of the recession for trucking companies. Read the full article.

One-Fifth of Carriers Contemplate Selling in Near Future

Transport Capital Partners’ (TCP) Managing Partners Lana Batts and Richard Mikes are quoted in TruckingInfo’s “Fleet Equipment Purchase Plans Stabilize” about results from the firm’s fourth-quarter Business Expectations Survey. Results show that carriers are stabilizing on fleet replacement, with a pre-buy unlikely and more interest in buying and selling shown this quarter than previous months. Read the full article.

Carriers Anticipate a Long Recovery

SupplyChainBrain posted a summary of an article on TodaysTrucking that quotes Richard Mikes and Lana Batts, managing partners for Transport Capital Partners (TCP), about the results of the fourth quarter Business Expectations Survey. “40 Percent of Truckers Don’t See Upturn Until 2011” reports that the outlook for volumes and rates has increased, but carriers still hesitate to say conditions will return to “normal” in 2010. Read the full article.

One in Eight Carriers Consider Calling It Quits

Today’s Trucking’s “Cash Shortage Still Squeezing Trucking” reports on results from Transport Capital Partners’ fourth quarter Business Expectations Survey. Among other statistics, the survey showed that due to cash shortages, one in eight carriers have given serious consideration to leaving the industry if rates do not improve soon. Read the full article.

Fourth Quarter Reflects Troubled Economy

Transport Capital Partners’ Managing Partners Lana Batts and Richard Mikes were quoted inBulk Transporter’s “Carriers facing cash squeeze as receivables drag: survey.” The article reports the findings of TCP’s fourth quarter Business Expectations Survey, which collects the insights and opinions of carriers nationwide in order to report on the state of the industry. Read the full article.

Fourth Quarter Shows Optimism Among Carriers

Motor Carriers of Montana, a trade association dedicated to the furtherance of the trucking industry’s goals and interests in Montana and the United States, included a full report on results from Transport Capital Partners’ (TCP) fourth-quarter Business Expectations Survey. The survey indicated that carriers’ optimism for better rates in 2010 has increased in comparison with expectations in the third quarter of this year. Read the full newsletter.

Volumes and Rates Expected to Increase in 2010

Transport Capital Partners (TCP) Managing Partners Richard Mikes and Lana Batts were quoted extensively in Today’s Trucking article titled “U.S. trucking upturn won’t happen until ’11.” Mikes and Batts discuss the results of TCP’s quarterly Business Expectations Survey and their expectations for the trucking industry in 2010 and 2011. Read the full article.