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Top 10 markets for truckload spot freight in 2019

The spot market continued to grow in 2019, even when compared to a banner year like 2018. Truckload volumes grew significantly in 2019, but so did capacity.


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Top 10 markets for truckload spot freight in 2019

The spot market continued to grow in 2019, even when compared to a banner year like 2018. Read More

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Van rates stay aloft as truckers support Santa's efforts

Dry van rates remain elevated as carriers continue to haul holiday freight through mid-December… Read More

Reefer rates hit 6-month high

If you were expecting Thanksgiving to be the end of the season for reefers, think again. Rates are still rising. Read More

Van rates jump as holiday rush begins

Van rates hit their highest level since January, as the national average jumped to $1.94 per mile. Read More

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Reefer demand strong before and after Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and the close-of-month coincided last week, adding urgency and giving reefer rates a boost. Read More

Van rates rise during shortened work week

Thanksgiving week was short but intense. Read More

Thanksgiving rush results in record-high reefer volumes

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