Logistics and transportation survey—strong optimism on US economy
Also positive about their own hiring, revenues, and profitability
The US logistics and transportation industry is highly optimistic regarding the US economy and their company prospects over the next three months, according to a survey by TCompanies.
“The survey numbers confirm what we have been feeling for some time in the logistics and transportation industry – overall, things are going very well,” said Tom Burke, CEO of TCompanies “And while there is a great amount of optimism, there are cautionary concerns with inflationary pressures as a majority plan to increase pricing and pass costs on to customers in the next three months.”
The survey was conducted during the month of July 2018.
With regard to the US economy over the next quarter, would say that you are:
With regard to hiring at your company in the coming quarter, do you expect that you will:
|Hire more people||64.37%|
|Keep workforce at same level||30.36%|
With regard to revenues at your company over the next quarter, do you expect revenues to:
With regard to profitability at your company over the next quarter, do you expect profitability to:
With regard to your employee wages over the next quarter, do you expect to:
|Keep wages the same||57.71%|
With regard to the pricing for your goods or services over the next quarter, do you expect that you will:
|Stay the same||39.43%|
Over the next quarter, your largest obstacle to growth will be:
|Access to credit||8.72%|
TCompanies delivers innovative solutions to the transportation industry through companies including Terminal Operations Management, DrayMaster, PEIR, Tires For Containers, Comprehensive Incentive Solutions, and Capacity Connection.
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