The fastest tools for freight rates just got faster

The fastest tools for freight rates just got faster

Our new 3-day average rate is the Goldilocks of rate benchmarks: the perfect blend of time and density. This new metric provides insight on current rate trends more than 50% faster than the 7-day average and has excellent national coverage across the three main equipment types.

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Preparing for trucking in winter

Preparing for trucking in winter

Now’s the time to prepare while the weather is favorable.

4 strategies for transportation procurement

4 strategies for transportation procurement

Transportation is a significant expense, and for many companies, it can mean the difference between profit and loss.

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets…

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Life on the road isn’t easy. From parking to weigh stations to refueling to finding your next load, the job requires a lot of tools. So why not combine them all into one platform?


RFP season arrives amid uncertainty

Uncertainty abounds as we begin to look forward to the New Year. Read More

Spot Premium Ratio hits 2-year high. What does that mean for contract rates?

As we move into the fall, the truckload market is still seeing record-high spot rates. Read More

The fastest tools for freight rates just got faster

Our new 3-day average rate is the Goldilocks of rate benchmarks: the perfect blend of time and density. Read More

Freight volumes are down this year, but it varies by industry

Last week we reported on several reliable and unbiased industry volume indices (ATA Truckload Tonnage… Read More

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Preparing for trucking in winter

Now’s the time to prepare while the weather is favorable. Read More

The fast-moving CPG rollercoaster continues

This week… Read More

Testing compliance made simple

The trucking industry is the backbone of the American economy. Read More

How Kingsgate reimagines logistics through innovation

In a freight market where pricing, demand and capacity can all change overnight… Read More

4 strategies for transportation procurement

Transportation is a significant expense, and for many companies, it can mean the difference between profit and loss. Read More

Localized capacity constraints create spot market ripple effects

Constraints on trucks and drivers continue to keep spot market truckload rates high… Read More

What to expect in Q4 for freight markets

As retailers get ready for the holiday shopping season… Read More

Truckload supply dictates price in imbalanced freight markets

Historically, increased spot market activity signaled higher overall truckload demand and tighter capacity. Read More

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