Posted: 11 Dec, 2018 by Donald Broughton

Recent weeks have seen a high level of volatility and a sense of growing uncertainty in both the U.S. and global financial markets. Despite all the hand-wringing on Wall Street, however, the transportation economy continues to signal economic expansion.  The hard data of physical goods flow con...

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Posted: 10 Dec, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Four months before the ELD mandate took effect on Dec. 18, 2017, DAT surveyed TruckersEdge users to learn how they planned to deal with the new regulation. Most of the respondents were owner-operators and small carriers, and 30% of them said that they would leave the industry rather than use an ELD....

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Posted: 10 Dec, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

It’s snowing at the wrong time and in all the wrong places. That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip.  Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virgi...

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Posted: 04 Dec, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Reefer activity picked up after Thanksgiving, but not nearly as much as dry van freight. Right now, retail and e-commerce are driving trends in the transportation industry, which has lifted van rates, but prices fell on a lot of the major reefer lanes. Demand for reefers could heat up again as we ge...

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