What will the US trucking capacity situation be in five years? Will it be tighter than today, looser, or about the same? A show of hands to those questions at a panel — which I moderated at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s 2018 Edge Conference — revealed most expect further tightness come 2023. Fundamentally, yours truly does not fully agree. 
In order to relieve itself of legal liability for damage, a carrier has to prove that what went on adds up to one of the excepted causes allowing for such relief.