Recently found on Madison.com:
With the recent influx on technology investment to bring the industry to the tech basin (see: Tech Crunch); More investors are interested and finding their way into this sector of demand and shipments. They are understanding the basis but without the technical knowledge of the business, they may miss where the carriers daily operations may be missing aspects that do not show up on the bottom line—for a variety of reasons——
According to Investopedia:
The most important data in the transportation industry helps investors gain insight into the movement of goods across the globe. For instance waterway tonnage, as tracked by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Navigation Data Center, indicates the monthly tonnage volume of goods traveling across the ocean and other major bodies of water, including the Great Lakes region. Sources such as the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Weekly Rail Traffic Summary provide statistics on the percent change in monthly rail carloads and intermodal units.
This Leadership Roundtable-pdf—is a great look for investors:
Ensuring your investment is sound and profitable is the guide that all investors follow-
If you are looking to invest and would like to have a solid understanding consultation, or industry insight–find out more on MAD MOTHER TRUCKER, So you want to build a trucking business.
Don’t worry–More to come for the investors seeking their investment knowledge and understanding coming soon!!