AskTheExperts_LPheader

 

 

How will pandemic recovery affect the volume of goods shipped?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Jun 14, 2021 1:46:10 PM

Todd Tranausky discusses how pandemic recovery and a return to spending on services, and how that could affect the shipment of goods.

This Q&A response from the FTR experts came from our April Rail Outlook (Carload + Intermodal) webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below. 

 
Key Takeaways:
  • Even as purchasing moves back to services, the goods inherently tied to those circumstances will lessen the impact of the shift.
  • Services employees will finally have stable income again, allowing them to make purchases and start regularly buying goods for the first time in a year.

 

Tags: railcar, intermodal, Rail, services, pandemic recovery, goods

 

Industry-Leading Resources

You work hard to strategically plan. Let us make it even easier for you. 

FTR is the only company offering a full suite of freight and equipment reports with industry-leading forecasts, impartial analysis, and insights to keep you competitive.

 

New call-to-action
New call-to-action

 

 

Join the conversation! Leave a comment below.

Subscribe for notifications: 

 


 

Submit a question:

You ask. FTR Experts answer.

SUBMIT A QUESTION

 

 


 

Search for answers: 

      Browse posts by topic:

      see all

      View recent posts: