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What is the current state of truck utilization?

Posted by Avery Vise on Nov 2, 2021 2:07:22 PM

Avery Vise explains active truck utilization and gives an update on where things currently stand.

This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our October State of Freight webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.

 
Key Takeaways:
  • Active truck utilization measures the degree to which trucks that have drivers are filled with freight. It's a function of driver demand, driver supply and the productivity of trucks and drivers.
  • Aside from brief volatility during the winter, utilization has been maxed out all year with only incremental relief through 2022.

 

Tags: Economy, trucking, active utilization, driver shortage, transportation, state of freight, driver supply, driver demand

 

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