Riding trucking’s waves: Avery Vise of FTR talks freight market cycles and their impact on the driver pool

Trucking’s cyclicality has long been intertwined with the industry’s challenges to attract and retain professional drivers. In this episode of FreightWaves’ Taking the Hire Road show, NTI President and CEO Leah Shaver talks with Avery Vise, vice president of trucking at FTR and one of the industry’s leading experts and analysts of freight market cycles and labor market trends, about what’s next in the current market correction and how the industry can take a more long-view approach to labor needs rather than being so reactive to trucking’s ebbs and flows. 

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