Knight-Swift Reduces Outlook Due to Market Volatility
Knight-Swift Transportation lowers operating performance forecast due to persistently soft demand in the full truckload market.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, one of the nation's largest trucking companies, has reduced its operating performance forecast, citing a persistently soft demand in the full truckload market. This decrease in demand has led to a significant drop in both volumes and pricing, with costs remaining stable. Other trucking companies, such as P.A.M. Transportation Services, have also reported significant financial hardships in this strained market environment. This news comes after Knight-Swift completed the acquisition of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, further impacting its financial situation.
This downturn in the full truckload market underscores the volatility in the logistics industry, with swift changes in demand dynamics impacting operational margins. Companies like Knight-Swift must adapt to these market changes quickly to maintain profitability.
Source: Transport Dive