3 ways to avoid cargo scams

3 ways to avoid cargo scams

The trucking industry is the engine that keeps the American economy moving. Unfortunately, that also makes transportation companies occasional targets for scammers that are looking to steal from a $700 billion industry.

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Spot rates still surging in August

Spot rates still surging in August

While there’s evidence emerging that truckload volumes may be stabilizing, the direction of spot rates remains uncertain…

Beware of biased benchmarking: 3 ways to grade a transportation index

Beware of biased benchmarking: 3 ways to grade a transportation index

There are three questions you should ask when using a benchmark or index to make business decisions.

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Spot rates still surging in August

While there’s evidence emerging that truckload volumes may be stabilizing, the direction of spot rates remains uncertain… Read More

Next stimulus bill will shape the freight recovery

All eyes are on Congress this week - the outcome will have a significant impact on consumer confidence and retail… Read More

3 ways to avoid cargo scams

The trucking industry is the engine that keeps the American economy moving. Read More

COVID-19 disrupts normal seasonal trends on spot market

The coronavirus continues to drive the direction of the freight economy… Read More

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Spot rates still rising, but so are inventory levels

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Beware of biased benchmarking: 3 ways to grade a transportation index

There are three questions you should ask when using a benchmark or index to make business decisions. Read More

Recent outbreaks create uneven freight recovery

The third week of July is normally the busiest for summer vacationers, and seasonal retailers rely on them. Read More

New COVID-19 outbreaks add volatility to truckload markets

June provided some much-needed recovery for truckload markets… Read More

DAT iQ Market Update: What will post-holiday freight look like?

Last week saw a huge surge in demand and prices on the spot market… Read More

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DAT iQ Market Update: Big surprises in van rates

As we find ourselves searching for some sort of “new normal,”… Read More

Retail shipments boost van rates

Spot market demand for dry van truckload shipments picked up steam again last week… Read More

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