Airfreight industry players have spent years—if not decades—adapting to constantly changing market conditions. Between e-commerce, Amazon, global trade, and the march of technology, that's unlikely to change anytime soon.
Intermodal service providers are finding that last year's stellar performance is a tough act to follow, as they face down challenges ranging from China tariffs to aging infrastructure to softening demand.
The desire for committed capacity, reliable service, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the complexion of trucking over the next five years.