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Rate Trend of the Week: Los Angeles Rates Increase for Vans and Reefers

What's Hot:Flatbed rates from Atlanta increased 3.8% in the past week as the lane from Atlanta to… Read More

Is Texting Worse Than Dangerous Driving? CSA Thinks So.

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Rate Trend of the Week: Reefer Rates are Up from Los Angeles

What's Hot:Van rates from Dallas and Atlanta both recorded gains and are hot markets for freight… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van Rates Begin the Road to Recovery

Earlier this week Trendlines reported a decline in freight as capacity rose. I'm seeing this activity reflected in the… Read More

Live Discussion is Moving to Twitter!

I have some great news... We're taking our live discussion forum to Twitter!Follow… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Extreme Weather Affects Seasonal Shipping

In addition to supply chain disruptions caused by the… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Rates Decline Seasonally in Mid-January

Rates for all equipment types dipped as recorded on Truckload Rate… Read More

New Year’s Resolution: Save On Your Insurance 8 Ways

2012 is a brand new year, full of new beginnings! So what are your New Years resolutions? Being the insurance geek that… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: More Freight, More Emphasis on Intermodal and Spot Market

Shippers tried some new tactics in 2011, in an effort to cut costs and streamline the supply chain. Some of the changes… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Fuel Costs Rise 28%

The national average price for diesel in 2011 was $3.84 per gallon, up 28% from the 2010 average of $2.99. Even the low… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Trucking Rules! CSA, HOS, Phones

Trucking regulations were in the news throughout 2011. The big ones, including CSA, the new HOS and the ban on… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Capacity Dwindles, Due to Lack of Trucks and Drivers

Freight volume increased throughout 2011, but the excitement of new business was accompanied by a constant drumbeat of… Read More

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