Category Archives: Trans4Cast

Trans4Cast – Confidence Surge!

Consumer confidence as reported by the Conference Board has jumped to its highest level since December 2000. Business confidence (coming from the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index) has likewise jumped to its highest level since December 2004 and is in the high range seen during its 43 year history. Positive, Perplexing, and Worrisome Confidence A… Read More »

Trans4Cast: A Double Dose of Positive News! Employment Gains & Stabilizing Spot Markets

We are starting once again to see some green shoots in the economy and in trucking. This is in contrast to the anecdotal reporting – which is still indicating bad conditions for the freight markets. Can this be reconciled? Yes, but not cleanly. How people feel about something doesn’t always match up with the realities… Read More »