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How to find the best freight brokers

Are you looking to expand your motor carrier business? The key is finding new business partners that you can trust. Read More

3 truck-finding hacks for freight brokers

You may not have a problem getting carriers to cover a load, but every freight broker occasionally hits the wall with… Read More

Roadcheck is over, but some van rates keep climbing

Summer freight is on its way, just as spring has finally sprung -- and it’s not all about Roadcheck.  The… Read More

California and Texas driving reefer demand

Just as we saw with van freight, reefer rates and load-to-truck ratios cooled down last week after rising sharply the… Read More

Technology tackles trucking's parking problem

Few issues get truckers more worked up than the lack of available truck parking. Read More

Secrets to trucking success: Find a need and fill it

Author Earl Nightingale once said that to get rich, you just have to find a need and fill it. In the eight years I’ve… Read More

Van rates finally get a boost

For many motor carriers, June couldn't get here fast enough. This is typically the busiest time of the year for spot… Read More

Reefer rates growing as produce season arrives

What do you get when you combine produce season with… Read More

Freight Forecast: Is the worst yet to come?

It’s natural to prefer predictability over surprise in many parts of your life, but as the axiom says, “change is… Read More

May ends quietly for reefers, but peak season awaits

Although van freight got a nice boost last week because of the shortened Memorial Day week, the news was a little less… Read More

Flatbed report: Far cry from 2018, but bright spots remain

What a difference a year makes. Last year at the end of May there were about 90 flatbed load posts for every truck post,… Read More

Van rates finally pick up steam

Carriers have been waiting for good news for awhile now, and spot market rates finally started picking up steam last… Read More

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