Posted: 09 Nov, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Central Oregon Truck Company, based in Redmond, Oregon, was chosen to transport an 80-foot noble fir from Oregon's Willamette National Forest to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building. The company's CEO, Rick Williams, will be one of the drivers. "It is an honor to be selected to carry the 2018 ...

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Posted: 08 Nov, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Fall has been relatively quiet for freight, but all signs show that retail shipments are about to kick into gear. Trucks are in high demand on the West Coast, as imports move east from the ports. Los Angeles volumes and prices are already starting to spike. Higher load-to-truck ratios across the cou...

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Posted: 07 Nov, 2018 by Mark Montague

The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2 on Friday, even stronger than the prior Friday when it was just over 10. Los Angeles outbound rates rose last week, which is in contrast to declining rates in most of the remainder of the cou...

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Posted: 02 Nov, 2018 by Pat Pitz

More than 25 million Christmas trees will be sold this year, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. But few people will ever give a thought to how their tree got from the farm to their local Christmas tree lot.  We wondered. So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transpo...

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