Only if insurance rates get reasonable, as it were, on the long-term basis.
Smaller carriers slightly more pessimistic on volume than large carriers; a majority of all carriers are expecting rate increases over the next year.
Recent health care law changes will impact more than 80 percent of carriers that responded to a recent survey by Transport Capital Partners.
Transport Capital Partners found that 66 percent of surveyed carriers expect volumes to increase over the next year.
Federal and private research indicates a recent improvement in trucking activity and an upbeat outlook for carriers.
More carriers are interested in buying – 37 percent – compared to selling – 28 percent.
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