According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there will be employment opportunities in the trucking industry for trained and skilled workers in the coming years. However, growth depends on the general economy. If orders and shipments slow down during a recession, trucking suffers. There is strong competition in the industry, both among trucking companies and with the railroad industry. Some trucking companies are expanding their businesses to include logistical services, such as inventory management and just-in-time shipping.
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