Study Finds Truckers Unhappy With Election

In a recent article from DC Velocity, it is reported that an overwhelming majority of those in the trucking industry did not support the President in the 2012 Election. According to the 4Q 2012 Business Expectations Survey by Transport Capital Partners (TCP), 93% of carrier executives surveyed were unhappy with the election results.

Additionally, the article relates that uncertainty in the US economy is affecting industry mergers and acquisitions. In a statement, TCP Partners Richard Mikes and Steven Dutro said, “Uncertainty about the tax picture for 2013 is [pushing] some carriers to accelerate merger and acquisition activity before the year closes, and many deals are being pressured as buyers and sellers are uncertain about what 2013 holds for them.”

Read the full article here.