Half-full or Half-empty?

I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of all the trucking gloom-and-doom-related forecasts. Experts say there’s a used truck glut, fuel is up, freight is soft, rates are downright mushy and the trucking industry, like its twin brother, the Dotcom industry, is in the toilet.

However, in the revised words of Mark Twain, the death of trucking has been greatly exaggerated. There are bright spots, and truckers tough enough to ride out the current hard times will still be moving freight across America while economists continue to wring their hands.

“The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.”

– George Will

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