Truck Freight and the US Economy

Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM ET / 2:00PM-3:00PM CT

Fee: No fee for MHEDA Members (This is an AEA sponsored program)

Presented by:

  • Brent Hutto, Chief Relationship Officer,
  • Noel Perry, Principle, Transport Futures; Chief Economist,


Delivered by, this presentation will focus on how the trillion-dollar US Freight Transportation Marketplace impacts the Global Supply Chain, the US Economy and US consumer. The presentation will also include an outline the leading indicators of how the US Economy will grow out of the unprecedented “pandemic” year and what the new normal will most likely look like for participants in the greater supply chain.

Learning Objective

Develop an understanding of how North American freight transportation data can inform your business about the current and future US Economy.

About the Speakers

Brent joined eight years ago and currently serves as the Chief Relationship Officer which includes ensuring the health of all of’s external relationships with hundreds of transportation technology companies. In his 23 years in the transportation and logistics industry, he has developed specific experience with carriers, brokers, shippers, industry suppliers, technology leaders, media companies, and financial firms.

Noel is a Principle at Transport Futures and Chief Economist at and TIA. Noel consults on all matters of the freight transport within North America, with special emphasis on truckload, rail, intermodal and domestic water markets.