A 3PL PERSPECTIVE ON 2018 AND WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN 2019
For companies that manufacture and distribute goods today, there is a lot of positive, but there are also a lot of concerns. The US is in an existential battle right now - with winners and losers. Domestic transportation and economy will likely soar if President Trump’s expansive infrastructure plan is permitted to go forward. On the other hand, there will be some dampening of global trade with tariff battles - for now. The US administration is adopting a "no pain, no gain" philosophy when it comes to the economy. The President said that the escalating tariff battle with China could hurt the U.S. at first, but that it would be "worth it in the end.” Until then, it is a “wait and see” game.