It has been more than a decade since the great recession and in a lot of ways the economy has bounced back, but according to a new survey more than half of Americans fear we are yet again headed into a recession. In these uncertain economic times, we are asking: Is there such a thing as a recession proof business? Or can a business only set itself up to have a better chance of outlasting a financial crisis? We debate these topics and many more on this episode of off the supply chain.
Joining us this week on the Great Recession Debate:
Zach Strickland analyzes and reports on transportation industry activity and statistics for FreightWaves. As a financial and pricing analyst at USXpress he saw his company through the last deep U.S. economic recession.
Anthony Smith examines macroeconomic trends and their potential impact on the transportation industry at FreightWaves. As an economic consultant, he’s forecasted industry trends for Fortune 500 companies and advised executives on how to navigate market downturns.
JT Engstrom serves as chief strategy officer at FreightWaves. He was a top-ranked equity analyst by Institutional Investor and Reuters for multiple years.