Posted: 19 Jun, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

Van rates continued to rise in the week after the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz, and we expect the end of June to bring record high rates for the three big equipment categories. As of today, the national average van rate of $2.30 per mile for the rolling month to-date exceeds the previous high o...

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Posted: 13 Jun, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Trucks have been in short supply so far in June, and that's been especially true in many of the major reefer markets. To get an idea of just how tight capacity has been, reefer truck posts on DAT load boards were down 9% last week compare to the previous week. Normally you'd expect an increase becau...

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Posted: 12 Jun, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Spot market demand has already exploded in June. Last week was the annual inspection blitz, Roadcheck, which typically leads to tighter capacity and higher rates because a lot of truckers take that week off. And of the drivers who do work, a lot lose driving time due to the inspections. This year, c...

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Posted: 05 Jun, 2018 by Pat Pitz

The annual Roadcheck inspection blitz is taking place June 5 - 7. This is the first Roadcheck event since the implementation of the ELD mandate, and this year the inspections will focus on hours-of-service compliance. In years past, Roadcheck has led to tighter capacity and higher rates, with some t...

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