Important Changes in the Transportation Industry From Expedited to Less-Than-Truck-Load Shipping

Written by Economic Development Jobs on February 26, 2018. Posted in Expedited domestic shipping services, Ltl trucking, Trade show logistics

Aerospace logistics

The transportation industry provides a valuable service that assists with maintaining the United States’ infrastructure and providing valuable goods and services. There are, for example, almost 12 million locomotives, rail cars, trucks, and vessels that move goods throughout this country’s transportation network.

The United States freight transportation system moves a variety of valuable commodities. The commodities that are considered to be the most valuable, however, are electronics, machinery, and motorized vehicles. In 2007, the value of this freight was $882.00 per ton, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. By 2040, the per-ton value is expected to increase to $1,377.00 per ton, which is almost double.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the trucking industry alone tr