Bob Costello, ATA Chief Economist & Senior Vice President, for an
updated look at the economy and how current economic factors are affecting
both the short-term and long-term outlook for the industry.
In his presentation, Bob will highlight the
current economic environment and what it means for your business. A question
and answer session will follow.
Discussion Topics Include:
- Economic Outlook
- Truck Freight Volumes
- Trucking Supply Issues
- Fuel Price Update
About the Presenter:
Bob Costello is the Chief Economist and Senior Vice
President for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national trade association
for the trucking industry. As Chief Economist, he manages all of ATA's
collection, analysis and dissemination of trucking economic information. This
includes several monthly trucking economic indicators, motor carrier
financial and operating data, an annual freight transportation forecast,
driver wage studies, weekly diesel fuel price and economic reports, and a
yearly trucking almanac. Bob also conducts economic analyses of proposed
regulations and legislation affecting the trucking industry.
Bob is often cited in the news media as an
expert on trucking economics, including the Wall Street Journal, Business
Week, CNBC, FOX Business Channel, and National Public Radio. Bob has also
testified at congressional hearings on trucking issues.
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