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An update from GlobalTranz regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus

April 6, 2020 

Our hearts go out to our customers, carriers, friends, families and fellow citizens as the world continues to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to be inspired by the unwavering and selfless commitment of those who keep our nation’s supply chain moving forward during this time of global uncertainty. North America’s brave truck drivers continue to deliver critical goods, day in and day out. Their efforts are supported by warehouse workers, retail staff, and delivery drivers across the nation. 

GlobalTranz is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and working with our customers to implement resilient strategies to weather the stormOur cross-functional coronavirus Task Force is meeting daily and is in regular contact with all customers, employees, and office locations to ensure seamless continuity in our business operations.  

Here is the latest information from our team, our customer and carrier networks, and industry sources: 

North America Market Update 

LTL 

Truckload 

The truckload market presents a mixed and volatile picture, with varying conditions across many regions and lanes. The divide in the marketplace between “essential” and “non-essential” goods continues to play out. Month-end/quarter-end took a lot of freight off the docks which has not been replenished. Industry data suggests that manufacturing has met demand in some sectors of the economy. 

GTZ Load to Truck Forecast

IMDL 

Cross-Border  

Ports 

Outlook 

Recommendations for Shippers 

This continues to be a rapidly evolving situation. For updates and more information, please contact your GlobalTranz representative or contact us at 866-275-1407 or via email at info@globaltranz.com.   

 

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