Shipper | Market updates 1.5 min. read
Market Data: Evolving freight conditions
If you’ve been following our data over the last couple years, you’ll notice a refresh in 2023! The market has been evolving, and our data is evolving with it. We hope that these new data points help you to stay informed on what’s going on in the market to help you make the best decisions possible in your organization.
U.S. truck loadings increased in January
Following the atypical holiday season at the end of the year, U.S. truck loadings increased in January to levels last seen in mid 2022.
Attrition in the for-hire carrier population has appeared to gain momentum through the end of the year, as carriers face numerous operating pressures throughout the market.
What does this mean for shippers?
Active truck utilization continues to decline from the high levels maintained through 2021 and early 2022 as freight conditions continue to evolve. Learn what tactics you can use to increase utilization, here.
The load-to-truck ratio began 2023 lower than December and is now below 2019 levels.
About the Transportation Market Update
Schneider publishes this regular transportation market update to keep you informed of freight market conditions, supply and demand influencers, and disruptions that may impact your supply chain.
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