Trucking Industry Trends

Christmas tree shortage? Blame it on the recession...of 2008

Christmas trees are in short supply all over the country. Read More

2020 Freight Focus: Set your sights on next year's truckload markets

What can we expect in 2020? With all the uncertainty swirling around the year ahead, it can be tough to find your footing. Read More

Where your Thanksgiving meal came from

Every item on your Thanksgiving plate probably traveled on a truck from the farm to the store… Read More

Top 10 issues for truck drivers in 2019

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its annual survey of the top 10 critical issues facing the… Read More

Haul-o-ween: Tricks, treats, and truckload freight

Remember when retailers dedicated a few shelves to candy and costumes? Read More

Truckload markets brace for Hurricane Dorian

As Florida prepares for Hurricane Dorian's expected landfall during the Labor Day weekend… Read More

Top 10 markets for truckload freight in first half of 2019

Spot market activity has still been elevated this year, despite lower prices compared to last year. Read More

Backhaul vs deadhead: What’s the tipping point?

When you can’t find a high-paying load, would you accept a low rate to avoid driving empty? Read More

Guest Opinion: The freight recession, and the next spot rate upturn

The U.S. trucking industry faces a supply and demand imbalance – excess equipment capacity and not enough freight… Read More

How much do hot shot loads pay?

Running hot shots is one of the easier ways to start your own trucking company… Read More

June freight could set the tone for rest of year

It's no secret that truckload rates aren't where they were a year ago. Read More

Technology tackles trucking's parking problem

Few issues get truckers more worked up than the lack of available truck parking. Read More