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June freight could set the tone for rest of year

It's no secret that truckload rates aren't where they were a year ago. Read More

Southeast is hot for flatbeds

While van prices have remained fairly stable in the past couple weeks… 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

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

Freight Forecast: More boom less gloom

Are we really on the brink of a freight recession? I've seen countless gloom-and-doom forecasts and… Read More

10 things you need to know about Roadcheck 2019

The largest truck inspection blitz of the year is coming. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be… Read More

Reefers get a boost ahead of Memorial Day

Reefer carriers finally got some good news last week. Demand for refrigerated trailers has been relatively soft this… Read More

Are there finally signs of life for van rates?

Summer is right around the corner, but many carriers are still waiting for spot market rates to rebound ahead of what's… Read More

What are Trucking Freight Futures?

Trucking is undergoing a transformation, as new technologies, e-commerce, ELDs… Read More


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