Past performance doesn’t guarantee future results, but it can provide helpful guidance — which trucking executives across the board recently shared.
Businesses at the FTR Transportation Conference last month detailed ongoing and future challenges but also solutions surrounding supply chain constraints, worker needs and nuclear verdicts.
Hirschbach Motor Lines President Brad Pinchuk described how nuclear verdicts have “dramatically increased ... the cost of insurance,” even as trucking companies have minimized risks and promoted safety. He told Transport Dive his drivers avoid certain routes in eastern Texas and the Chicago area because of potential legal fallout.
Conference panels and presenters provided projections on the future, but they frequently did so by referencing historical data points and personal lessons from the past. That’s why we’re highlighting those insights this week with a roundup of stories and features tied to the conference.