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Freight market likely past the worst of disruptions, analysts say | Talk Business & Politics

Feb 28, 2022

Freight market disruptions looked to have peaked in recent weeks, and this might lead investors to a bearish view of the broader market, analysts said.

In a recent industry note on the transportation sector, analyst Jack Atkins and associate Cameron Hoglund, both of Little Rock-based Stephens Inc., said existing trends in the market remain favorable for carriers amid tight capacity and strong demand, but the data shows “we are past the worst of the disruption in the freight markets. This, in turn, continues to contribute to bearish investor sentiment toward the sector broadly.”

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