Posted: 10 Oct, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Even though rates are slow to respond, freight volumes are rising as we get closer to the fall holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving. Most parts of California are shipping more loads, especially the Fresno market in central California. Activity is also up from the Nogales, AZ, market, as well as Fl...

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Posted: 09 Oct, 2018 by Mark Montague

Spot market line haul rates are now only 5% higher for vans now than they were a year ago, rising from $1.74 to $1.83 per mile not including the fuel surcharge. And the number of van loads that have moved in early October is nearly identical to 2017. You’d expect this season to be more differe...

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Posted: 02 Oct, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence. Unlike with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the impact from Florence on freight movements was mostly felt regionally. There ...

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Posted: 18 Sep, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

As many parts of the Southeast deal with flooding as a result of Hurricane Florence, the transportation industry is re-adjusting to recovery mode, as demand for emergency freight shipped to the area will increase in the coming days.  That typically comes with a temporary spike in inbound rates ...

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