Flatbed trucks were in scarce supply in several markets including Florida and the Pacific Northwest.
A shortage of trucks was reported for loads in several key markets last week as import produce begins overtaking domestic produce.
Ports in the Pacific Northwest are seeing a wave of loaded import containers being discharged from vessels sitting on the docks with nowhere to go.
Jason Miller, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, shares his thoughts on why some markets are hot while others are cold.
DAT TRUCKERSEDGE887,000 loads posted daily
The moment the WHO declared a global pandemic, upstream supply chain disruptions have compounded to shortages and price increases downstream.
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In terms of loads moved, carriers are hauling an additional 13,720 truckloads of steel nationally each week compared to last year.
The Pacific Northwest's fall produce harvests is coinciding with the seasonal capacity crunch, and growers are noticing the truck shortage.
Increased e-commerce demand and the need to counter supply chain disruptions will raise warehouse rent while keeping vacancy rates low.
Strong consumer demand, new and evolving supply chain bottlenecks, and early holiday shipping is keeping the truckload market at record highs.
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