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Hurricane Harvey will unbalance freight flows for a while

Sep 01, 2017 at 08:33 AM CST

When it comes to analyzing truck freight trends, no one does it better than Noël Perry, a partner at research firm
FTR Transportation Intelligence and chief economist for Truckstop.com. Perry spent 30 years in senior research positions at TL carrier Schneider National, engine maker Cummins Inc. and railroad conglomerate CSX, before becoming an independent transportation analyst. A Vietnam War veteran, Perry holds degrees in architecture from the University Of Pennsylvania and city planning from Harvard University. In this guest column, he details what the freight fallout will be from Hurricane Harvey.