David Buckby

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Having obtained a Masters in Economics David is now Ti’s resident Economist. David manages one of Ti’s core strengths, that of quantitative analysis of a range of logistics markets, including sizing and forecasting. David contributes to the GSCi portal, Ti Reports and consultancy projects. He also is author of many briefs for Ti’s Logistics Briefing service. His key interests are the economics of the logistics sector, emerging markets and statistical modelling.


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Recent briefs by David:

Supply side issues looming for the European road freight market, warns latest Ti report

Ti’s latest report, European Road Freight Transport 2017, warns that a number of supply side issues cloud the future of the industry. Driver shortages are a serious concern, EU proposals affecting minimum wage and cabotage rules threaten upheaval, while technological innovations pose a number of questions. Platooning and digital freight marketplaces are affecting the market …

The customs union conundrum

The UK government has today published a paper setting out its plans for the future customs union relationship it envisages with the EU. It throws up more questions than answers.