Freight Rates

VIDEO: How to negotiate the best price
VIDEO: How to negotiate the best price

Before you call on a load, you need to decide how much you're going to charge, especially if the broker hasn't posted an offer rate. This video offers advice on where to start your rate negotiation.

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Contract rates are up compared to 2018, but for how long?
Contract rates are up compared to 2018, but for how long?

This year's truckload spot market rates have fallen well short of the heights set in 2018, but it's a different story for contract freight. For the first half of 2019, contract rates were 3% higher than in 2018. Reefer rates increased the most, followed by vans and then flatbeds.

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AUDIO: What Can We Expect for Rates in June?
AUDIO: What Can We Expect for Rates in June?

DAT Pricing Analyst Mark Montague appeared on Land Line Now/a to discuss the latest spot market trends. He explained the market conditions that led to higher rates before Memorial Day, and what we might expect heading into June.

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