GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The positive economic effects of the new Donald Trump administration will likely be felt first in the trucking sector. Trump has revealed details of a $1 trillion plan for infrastructure rebuilding over a short time line. www.AmericanTruckGroup.com is a premier dealer in freight-hauling vehicles. Regardless of what infrastructure projects get approved first, truckers will be moving goods to support them and will see increased demand for their services.
President-Elect Donald Trump campaigned on putting Americans back to work and pledged a long-term plan to revitalize American manufacturing and update infrastructure - from roads and rail to airports and seaports. The trucking industry will very soon be transporting these goods, whether it's parts for manufacturing facilities or raw materials for bridges and highways.
"Wow, what an election, but overnight, we became incredibly bullish about the trucking industry in America," said Louis Normand, CEO of www.AmericanTruckGroup.com. "If only one-tenth of President-Elect Donald Trump's plans reach fruition, it will be the biggest boom for the American trucking industry in a generation."
"Even J.B. Hunt transportation is jumping on the President Trump Train," said Normand. "Talk about waiting until after Election Day - J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said Nov. 9 that it planned to add 500 to 700 trucks to its dedicated contract solutions unit and 100 to 120 in its truckload division in 2017. Also, it will replace 1,100 trucks."
The movement of freight was already predicted to increase before the presidential election, yet only modestly, Normand states, as the American Trucking Association's U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027 showed growth in both overall freight volumes and in the amount of goods moved by truck. Between 2016 and 2027, overall freight tonnage will grow a total of 35%, and over that same timeframe, the amount of freight moved by trucks will grow more than 26%.
According to Normand, construction & living essentials will be boosted even more across America because President-Elect Donald Trump gave us his promise. Truck sales have been way down industrywide as economic slow down over the past 10 months and uncertainty led to some truckers just barely holding on.
"Sales of new and used trucks have been anemic during the past year," said Normand. "We have been busy updating our fleet with high quality and new current technology in our vehicles as we meet a key need, but we are enthusiastic about the Donald Trump presidency: A rising tide lifts all boats."
"The Trump administration will be a game-changer," said Normand. "We are excited to be having 1600 truckers on the road." ATG Is Helping Truckers. ATG offers a "No Credit Check Program," New Programs, and ATG Pays Your Truck Payment When A Tech Is Working On Your Truck. "We Call It Wrench-Time" so while your truck is in repair you don't make the truck payment. This is unheard of. "This is being a big part of the solution" and not the problem for the working man.
www.AmericanTruckShowroom.com is a DBA of American Truck Group, LLC. The corporate headquarters is located in Gulfport, Mississippi. Entrepreneur Louis J. Normand Jr., CEO founded American Truck Group, LLC. in 2001. The company currently has more than 75 employees and manages a fleet of more than 700 late model Class 8 semitrucks. The selection of trucks includes Peterbilt, Kenworth, and Volvo. We offer a "No Credit Check Program," New Programs, and ATG Pays Your Truck Payment When A Tech Is Working On Your Truck. "We Call It Wrench-Time."
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