December is a great month; the Holiday Season begins, snow falls across the northern U.S. and families gather around dinner tables to round out the year. For transportation companies and freight movement, December can be a challenging month.
That’s why, in the interest of keeping your cargo moving on time and on your budget this month, it’s important to understand how transportation markets shift in December.
In this episode of Beyond The Road, we’ll discuss how freight movement changes to finish the year and how winter weather impacts truck drivers, the transportation industry and your supply chain.
Topics Covered in This Episode:
- What Does December Look Like For Trucking?
- How is Peak Retail Season Shaping Up?
- How Do Driver Preferences Change In the Winter
- How Does Open-Deck Freight Movement Change in December?
- What Does Less Freight Moving Mean For You?
- Lower Freight Rates This December: What to Keep in Mind
- How to Manage Your Logistics In a Downturn
- How to Plan For Shipping Around Christmas
Check out these related resources:
- The Trucking Industry in December 2022: What You Should Know
- 2023 Transportation Industry Market Forecast: Where We're At Now and a Look Ahead?
- [Podcast] What Happens to The Trucking Industry Leading Up to and During National Holidays?
- Shipping Freight Around a Holiday (3 Critical Planning Tips)