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Max Heine

Freight’s swan dive

| January 20, 2009

December data is in from Cass Information Systems, and it looks like the year ended on a grand whimper.
     After a modest pick-up during the first half of 2008, freight expenditures and shipments dropped in the second. The final months took an increasingly steep freefall, as you can see from the Cass chart:

    January is historically slow for trucking, so don’t be too surprised if things get worse. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.