Posted: 18 May, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Listen below to Mark Montague, DAT Pricing Analyst, and Terry Scruton of Land Line Now discuss the latest freight trends, including the explosion in reefer rates out of Florida.

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Posted: 18 May, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

Even though it's rarely even mentioned in a broker's rate confirmation, the fuel surcharge has a big impact on truckload freight rates.  Fuel surcharges were invented in the 1970s, when an oil embargo by Arab countries caused shortages and skyrocketing prices at the pump. "Skyrocketing" is a re...

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Posted: 15 May, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Reefer load counts and rates continued to climb last week, boosted by produce markets across the country. Last week was the fifth in a row for rising volumes, and prices continued to surge out of the Southeast. DAT load boards provides the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the ...

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Posted: 15 May, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

After getting off to a hot start in May, van trends took a slight dip last week in terms of truck loads and rates. That's still coming from an elevated level, though. Volumes are as strong as they've been all year, and capacity is tight across the southern half of the country. The Midwest and N...

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