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Peak season in a pandemic: What happens to freight rates and capacity?

By August 20, 2020No Comments

The holiday season for consumers is still a few months away, but peak season for freight is getting started as supply chains prepare for the shopping months of November and December.


The pandemic continues to hammer the economy and weaken consumer demand, meaning this year could look different from peaks past. Here is a look at capacity and rates for airfreight, ocean shipping, rail and trucking heading into freight’s busy season.