Hot temperatures aren't the only thing typically ushered in with the dawn of summer. Trucking's "peak season" runs typically from August to October as retailers go all-in on holiday shopping.
However, early signs – a massive shift to ecommerce, dropping retail inventories and record inflation – are serving as early warning signs that transportation's peak season might not peak at all.
Guillermo Garcia, co-founder and CEO of freight dispatch service SmartHop, joins Matt and Jason on this week's 10-44 to discuss what could be in store in the months ahead, and how carriers can use these lean times to refine their business.
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