William B. Cassidy on Muck Rack

William B. Cassidy

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Washington, D.C.
Senior Editor — The Journal of Commerce

Senior Editor for Trucking, Domestic Transportation at The Journal of Commerce. Opinions are my own.

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Bill Cassidy is Senior Editor, Trucking at the JOC, and his news and analysis of this area are included in the JOC.com, The Journal of Commerce and JOC Events. He joined the publication in 2009, after 13 years at Traffic World magazine where he served as Executive Editor, Managing Editor and Asso...

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"We've seen tightening in (TL) capacity because of ELDs and they're not even enforcing (the mandate) yet." @trckstopdotcom's Trent Broberg at #JS2018. "We're predicting tightening through the middle of 2019." #eldmandate
@trckstopdotcom sees 200%+ increase in partial truckloads booked through its load boards in 2017 — up to 20K-30K loads per day out of 500K per day. #JS2018 "No. 1 reason is speed," Trent Broberg says. "People don't want to wait to build a full truckload."#ecommerce
When it comes to truckload/LTL pricing, "We could break records this year," R.W. Baird's Ben Hartford tells #JS2018 #SMC3 #Trucking. He foresees freight rates rising through 2019-2020.
At #JS2018, the big story is the hottest start to a year for trucking/rail/logistics that anyone has seen since perhaps 2009 - or 2005.
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