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Survey: COVID-19 Cut Business for 70% of Fleets in May

By Deborah Lockridge -
Posted Jul 8th 2020 10:24AM

Truck fleets seem cautiously optimistic about freight and business levels in the coming months as the economy continues to work to recover from COVID-19 shutdowns, according to an HDT survey – and they see some positive long-term takeaways from the pandemic.

In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic seriously started affecting the country in mid-March, trucking fleets have dealt with everything from finding personal protective equipment to plummeting freight levels to working from home.

Heavy Duty Trucking has documented fleet challenges, actions, and attitudes in a special COVID-19 online survey, conducted in three waves: Late March/early April, in May, and in June.