TIA Lunch & Learn Web Seminar Recording
What Does Carrier Capacity Look Like Now and Down the Road in 3 to 6 Months? The Financial Future of Carriers and the Impact on Transportation Intermediaries
- Greg Paulson, CEO Giltner, Inc.
- Mark Carroll, Descartes
- Dave Marshall, Descartes
As a result of this economic downturn and COVID 19, there is very little truck movement across the country, and it is undetermined the true impact on carrier capacity and how the market will respond.
This TIA Lunch and Learn Web Seminar recording, with speakers from Giltner and Descartes, focused on the factors that would likely have an impact carrier capacity over the next several months, such as the aging driver population, shortage of new drivers and drivers who are taking themselves out of the driver pool through COVID-19.
Additional topics covered included:
- Cost cutting measures carriers have taken, are taking and likely to be taking going forward
- What happens post pandemic?
- Mitigating risk; how strong carrier relationships and planning ahead will sustain brokerages
Finally, they will address the following questions posed to them by TIA:
- From the carrier perspective, where have you seen the biggest shifts in customer activity (surges and slowdowns)?
- From the brokerage side, what are the most important things you can do right now in working with carriers? What do the carriers need most?
- What do you see as being the key factors for survival for carriers through this challenging period?
- Remaining Solvent in a Difficult Economy
- As revenues drop off for many carriers, what do you see as being factors that might sustain them until things turn-around?
- How do you see the next 6 to 24 months playing out for the transportation industry in general?