More than 50% of the fleets said the volume of freight they plan to haul would increase over last year.
- 81% indicated that their capital budgets would be the same or better, with more than 25% saying budgets for new equipment would increase in 2006.
- 62% believed that trailer pricing would increase in 2006, but only 12% felt this increase would be significant.
- 64% indicated that the biggest cost challenge in their business was fuel, while 23% said it was drivers.
Source: FFC Equipment financing