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Data from TCP’s Recent Survey Featured in Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest’s “Numbers for the Week” spotlights a statistic from TCP’s recent survey stating that 65 percent of carriers plan to add little or no capacity. Click here to read the full summary.

Survey Results Suggest a 30% Increase in Current Driver Pay

A recent article by Supply Chain Digest (SCD) says that the findings from TCP’s fourth quarter survey regarding driver wages would signify a 30% increase in current pay. Due to this increase rates would have to be raised by at least 11%. Click here to read more and to view the graphics SCD selected for the article.

Survey Data Selected by Supply Chain Digest as Graphic of the Week

Results from TCP’s third quarter Business Expectations Survey were chosen by Supply Chain Digest as the graphic of the week. Click here to review the results of the survey question “How have your average freight rates moved in the last 3 months?”

Rates Drop to the Benefit of Brokers

The SupplyChain Digest article “As Truckload Rates Continue Freefall, Middlemen Actually See Margins Grow” quoted Lana Batts, a managing partner at Transport Capital Partner (TCP), about the economic outlook of the transportation industry this year. Many of Batts’ data has been collected via TCP’s quarterly Business Expectations Surveys. Read the full article.

TCP Survey Notes Significant Decrease in Volumes

Lana Batts, managing partner for Transport Capital Partners (TCP), was quoted in SupplyChainDigest’s article “Truckload Market Sees Bottom Having Arrived, but Fundamentals are Still Rotten.” Batts’ quotes for the article were taken from a recent phone interview conducted by John Larkin with Stifel Nicholas.
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