In today’s episode we test out a new live polling functionality to ask viewers what they feel. in this episode we covered a NC towing company who says that they, like truckers, are essential, as a justification for booting trucks who stop to rest in parking lots. We also look at our State of Trucking infographic, driving into what is really going on with the market. Truckers in Houston shut down a portion of the highway Monday protesting rates, high insurance rates and broker regulations. We take a ton of callers who express their concerns. Listen below or click the add to the right to open up on your podcast player of choice.
In show poll results: Are brokers gouging rates? 55% of FB viewers say yes 45% say no (67 respondents) When do you think things will get better (speaking of poor rates and market conditions)? 1 Month 12% 2-4 Months 46% 5-7 Months 13% Longer than 7 months 29% (104 respondents) Should Freight Brokers be regulated? 48% say yes 36% say no 16% say no opinion (56 respondents) Do you think low rates are because of brokers? 42% say yes 58% say no (93 respondents) Will your company make it through this (the COVID-19 Slowdown) 46% say yes 12% say no 42% have no idea (59 respondents)
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