2018 Rate Forecast

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 2pm ET

Date/Time
Thursday, January 25, 2018 2:00PM
Moderator
Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor, Logistics Management
Panelists
Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., Senior Analyst, Mercator International LLC
Charles Clowdis, Managing Director, Trans-Logistics Group, Inc.
Philip Damas, Director, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
Jerry Hempstead, President, Hempstead Consulting
Frank Harder, Principal, Tioga Group
John Larkin, Managing Director, Stifel Nicolaus


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The best global growth rate in seven years—3.2% in 2017—is based on firm foundations, contend leading economists. They add that, barring a significant shock, this current expansion has plenty of “staying power” and should continue to push rates up and keep capacity constrained around the globe.

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Trade and transport analysts see rates rising across all modes in accordance with continued expansion of domestic and international markets. Economists, meanwhile, say shippers can expect revenue growth in transport verticals to remain in the 3%-plus range.
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