Avery Vise

Avery Vise is executive director, trucking research and analysis for Randall-Reilly Business Media and also serves as senior editor, industry analysis for Commercial Carrier Journal. Previously, he was editorial director of Randall-Reilly’s Fleet/Dealer/Aftermarket group and had served as chief editor of CCJ for 10 years. From 1985 to 1998, Vise worked for McGraw-Hill’s Aviation Week Group, covering Congress and the Department of Transportation for publications about the commercial aviation industry. He has received numerous awards from American Business Media and the American Society of Business Publication Editors for his coverage of the trucking industry. Vise is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with degrees in government and history.

At the tipping point

September 20, 2013

General Motors’ U.S. retail sales were up 23 percent in July year over year.  Ford enjoyed its best July for U.S. retail sales since 2005 on the strength of a 19 percent increase. Chrysler’s U.S. sales were its best for a July since 2006, and ...

Little big guys: Owner-operators represent a big chunk of capacity – even among fleets

August 23, 2013

Fleets get the attention in the marketplace these days — at least from a supplier’s perspective. Everyone wants to know what component or gadget they can market to Schneider, Swift or Wal-Mart. Sure the margin might not be what it is when selling to the ...

A tale of two industries

July 20, 2013

It was the best of times. It was, well, not too bad times, all in all. That’s probably the best way to look at the trucking industry these days. In May, the American Trucking Associations’ for-hire truck tonnage index hit an all-time high, exceeding the previous ...

A Shelter from the Storm?
U.S. diesel price lowest in eight months
Trucking adds 7,300 jobs in May
Average diesel price falls 5.9 cents to $3.897
Average diesel price falls again
Trucking returns to job growth in April
Average diesel price drops 1.2 cents
Average diesel price drops 4.2 cents