The new trucking freight futures market could help companies better manage their budgets — and secure better pay for truck drivers
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America's 1.8 million truck drivers have seen their pay drop by as much as 50% since the 1980s. 

A new freight futures market may actually help trucker salaries catch back up to its previous standards, surprisingly.

That's because the futures market can help trucking companies understand when their businesses will grow and contract in the years ahead and will be able to make investments into their employees accordingly. 

A futures market is opening for the $726 billion trucking industry.


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