Shippers move LTL freight to full truckload

Shippers move LTL freight to full truckload
(Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

The ongoing freight recession is having a multimodal spillover effect as shippers look for creative ways to save costs. Excess supply of trucking capacity remains the 18-wheeled elephant in the room, to such an extent that we see instances in which LTL is losing share to full truckload due to lower costs. Typically full truckload can compete with rail and intermodal when rates are lower, but recent Q1 earnings commentary...

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