Forecasting business conditions in a choppy economic environment can be difficult for fleet operations. How will the post-COVID recovery, consumer sentiment and the political climate in Washington affect carriers in 2023?

Find out in CCJ‘s upcoming 2023 Outlook for Trucking webinar. This complimentary hour-long webinar, which will include live Q&A with the panelists, will be held Thursday, Nov. 10, at 2:00 pm CT. Register here

CCJ, in partnership with Bestpass, will present two leading industry economic forecasters to discuss the market forces, business conditions and supply chain issues.

Our speakers are:

Jason Miller, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University

Jason Miller is serving a two-year term as interim chairman for the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. His primary research examines issues in the for-hire truck transportation industry including safety, productivity, pricing dynamics, driver turnover, and employment. He also conducts macroeconomic research in the manufacturing and retail sectors, with a special emphasis on the disruptive role of imports, tariffs, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Jason is a senior editor at Journal of Business Logistics; an Associate Editor at Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Operations and Production Management; and an Editorial Review Board Member at Journal of Supply Chain Management.

Kenny Vieth, President and Senior Analyst, ACT Research

Kenny Vieth spent six years in city government and education before joining ACT Research in 1991. He was named president in 2010 and oversees commercial vehicle analysis and forecasting at ACT. In his capacity as the principal heavy vehicle market analyst, Vieth has become an advisor to OEMs, suppliers, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, for whom he is a frequent contributor to the Beige Book report. In 2008, Vieth cemented a partnership with China’s State Information Center to provide forecasts to Western companies interested in understanding commercial vehicle demand trends in China.