2019 Year in Review

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

2019: Freight Market Slowdown, Tariffs Diminished Trucking Industry's Performance

If 2018 was one big party for the trucking and freight business, 2019 was the day after the party.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

2019: Hours-of-Service Rule, ELDs and Roads Dominated Political, Regulatory Concerns

For the trucking industry, 2019 was a year of transition, replete with regulatory victories and disappointments.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

2019 Top 10 Stories Reflect a Mixed Year for the Industry

Here are the 10 most-read stories on the Transport Topics website in 2019, based on Google Analytics.

December 20, 2019
Business, Equipment

The Year in Charts: A Reality Check for Trucking

After trucking reached dizzying heights in 2018, the industry reflected more realistic conditions over the past 12 months. Class 8 sales performed above replacement levels, tonnage was marked by volatility and trailer orders started strong and faded to a nearly three-year low by May.

December 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Timeline: Trucking's Biggest Moments in 2019

Feeling reflective? 2019 was a big year for trucking, with lots of regulatory reforms and bankruptcies dominating the news cycle. Here's a look back at what you all were talking about this year. 

Anneliese Mahoney | Associate Editor
December 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

The 2010s: A Decade of Ups and Downs in Trucking

As we close 2019, we are also wrapping up a decade. While we normally look back at the year that was, it also seems like a good time to review the past 10 years.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
December 20, 2019