If 2018 was one big party for the trucking and freight business, 2019 was the day after the party.
2019 Year in Review
For the trucking industry, 2019 was a year of transition, replete with regulatory victories and disappointments.
Here are the 10 most-read stories on the Transport Topics website in 2019, based on Google Analytics.
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.
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.
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.