Todd Tranausky dissects the ways employment is affecting rail service.
This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our December State of Freight - 2021 Lessons & Market Risks webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.
- Despite carriers' statements to the contrary, a shortage in operating employees is definitely contributing to service struggles.
- Despite volumes recovering to where they were in March 2020, employment is nowhere near returning to pre-pandemic levels.