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What a Shift Away From China Means for Trucking

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:09 AM CST

The coronavirus pandemic and an ongoing trade war with the United States have accelerated the threat China faces of businesses moving manufacturing operations elsewhere, but the effects those potential shifts have on U.S. trucking operations depends largely on where, ultimately, companies choose to move. Gartner in survey results released in June found that 33% of global supply chain leaders had either moved sourcing and manufacturing activities out of China or planned to do so in the next two to three years. The survey involved 260 participants and was conducted between February and March.