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2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: Top 10 Freight Industry Issues

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Stay ahead of the shipping curve in 2020 and check out the top 10 freight industry issues that could affect your supply chain here.

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2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: Top 10 Freight Industry Issues

  1. 1. Top 10 Freight Industry Issues 2020 Freight Shipping Outlook
  2. 2. Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry — 2019 The top 10 freight industry issues facing the trucking industry, based on 2,119 industry stakeholders who responded to The American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) annual survey.
  3. 3. #10Economy I n d u s t r y - w i d e u n c e r t a i n t y a b o u t t h e f u t u r e o f c u r r e n t r e g u l a t i o n s , t r a d e w a r s a n d f u e l s u p p l i e s p u t t h e e c o n o m y o n t h i s l i s t a t # 1 0 . I mpact on shippers : T h i s i s n o t a t r u c k i n g - o n l y c o n c e r n . T h e e c o n o m y i s a l w a y s a c o n c e r n f o r s h i p p e r s a n d a l l o f u s .
  4. 4. Tr ansportation I nfrastructure / Congestion / Funding P o o r l y m a i n t a i n e d r o a d s a n d b r i d g e s a c r o s s t h e c o u n t r y c a u s e d e l a y s a n d i n c r e a s e d s h i p p i n g c o s t s . C u r r e n t f e d e r a l s u p p o r t e x p i r e s i n 2 0 2 0 . I mpact on shippers : D e l a y s a n d s a f e t y i s s u e s c a u s e d b y h i g h w a y s i n n e e d o f r e p a i r c o s t s s h i p p e r s m o n e y e v e r y d a y . #9
  5. 5. Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) T h i s i s a n i n d u s t r y - w i d e e f f o r t t o w o r k w i t h t h e F e d e r a l M o t o r C a r r i e r S a f e t y A d m i n i s t r a t i o n t o i m p r o v e s a f e t y a c c o u n t a b i l i t y . I mpact on shippers : A l l s a f e t y i m p r o v e m e n t s h a v e a p o s i t i v e i m p a c t o n s h i p p e r s . #8
  6. 6. El ectronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate E L D s t r a c k w h e t h e r d r i v e r s c o m p l y w i t h t h e H o u r s o f S e r v i c e r e g u l a t i o n s . D e c e m b e r 2 0 1 9 b r i n g s t h e f i n a l s t a g e o f E L D i m p l e m e n t a t i o n . I mpact on shippers : N o o n e i s q u i t e s u r e o f w h a t t h e i m p a c t w i l l b e . P a r t i e s a r e c a l l i n g f o r s t u d i e s t o q u a n t i f y t h e i m p a c t s o f E L D s . #7
  7. 7. Dr iver Ret ention P a y i n c r e a s e s h a v e s l o w e d t h e r a t e o f d r i v e r t u r n o v e r , b u t r e t a i n i n g d r i v e r s i s s t i l l a m a j o r c o n c e r n f o r c a r r i e r s . I mpact on shippers : E x p e r i e n c e d d r i v e r s d o a b e t t e r j o b o f m e e t i n g s h i p p e r s ’ n e e d s . L o w d r i v e r r e t e n t i o n m e a n s f e w e r “ b e t t e r ” d r i v e r s . #6
  8. 8. Tr uck Parking D r i v e r s m u s t s t r a t e g i c a l l y r o u t e t h e m s e l v e s t o o p t i m i z e t h e i r d r i v i n g h o u r s w h i l e r e a c h i n g a d e s i g n a t e d p a r k i n g a r e a w i t h i n t h e i r l i m i t e d n u m b e r o f d r i v i n g h o u r s . I mpact on shippers : W h e n d r i v e r s m u s t s p e n d h o u r s l o o k i n g f o r a l e g a l p l a c e t o s t o p o v e r n i g h t , i t c a n d e l a y a s h i p m e n t ’ s d e l i v e r y . #5
  9. 9. Detention / Delay at Customer Facilities T r u c k s o f t e n h a v e t o w a i t t h e i r t u r n a t c r o w d e d l o a d i n g d o c k s . D e l a y s c a n g o p a s t s i x h o u r s a n d c u t i n t o h o w l o n g a d r i v e r c a n s t a y o n t h e r o a d . I mpact on shippers : T h e r e i s m i n i m a l i m p a c t o n s h i p p e r s . T h e m a j o r i m p a c t i s o n d r i v e r s a n d s m a l l c a r r i e r s . #4
  10. 10. Dr iver Compensation R e c e n t i n c r e a s e s i n d r i v e r p a y a r e n o t k e e p i n g u p w i t h i n f l a t i o n . L o w p a y f u e l s t h e o n g o i n g d r i v e r s h o r t a g e . I mpact on shippers : T h i s i s a m i x e d b a g f o r s h i p p e r s . W h i l e i n c r e a s i n g d r i v e r c o m p e n s a t i o n h e l p s r e t a i n a n d a t t r a c t e x p e r i e n c e d d r i v e r s , i t a l s o r a i s e s c a r r i e r c o s t s a n d c o n t r i b u t e s t o h i g h e r r a t e s . #3
  11. 11. Hours-of-Service (HOS) R u l e s g o v e r n i n g h o w l o n g d r i v e r s c a n w o r k a n d w h e n t h e y m u s t r e s t a r e c o n s i d e r e d a r b i t r a r y a n d i n f l e x i b l e . Impact on shippers : H O S r u l e s c a n c a u s e s h i p p i n g d e l a y s . N e w r u l e s h a v e b e e n p r o p o s e d a n d a r e u n d e r r e v i e w . #2
  12. 12. Dr iver Shortage T h e A m e r i c a n T r u c k i n g A s s o c i a t i o n e s t i m a t e s a c u r r e n t s h o r t a g e o f o v e r 6 0 , 0 0 0 d r i v e r s a n d g r o w i n g . I mpact on shippers : A d r i v e r s h o r t a g e c a u s e s a f r e i g h t s h i p p i n g c a p a c i t y s h o r t a g e , w h i c h r a i s e s r a t e s . #1
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