Rate Trend of the Week

Average Van Rate for April Already 9 Cents Higher Than March

Normally there’s a lull after the end of Q1 and shippers have rushed to push freight out the door. Read More

AUDIO: Rates and Ratios Climb for Flatbeds, Vans and Reefers

Flatbed freight is going crazy, while vans and reefers are coming on strong. Rates and load-to-truck ratios are moving up… Read More

March Freight Moves Out on a High Note

"March went out like a lion, a whippin' up the water in the bay." I'm a big fan of Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals —… Read More

AUDIO: Flatbed Market is Anything But Flat

Flatbed freight is rolling out all over the U.S., and van freight is starting to gain traction, too. I talked about the… Read More

Van Rates Get Ready to Rise in Spring

Van rates have been stable as a national average, but they could be trending up very soon. In ten daysAt… Read More

Van Rates May Spring Ahead Very Soon

Van rates have been stable as a national average, but they could be trending up very soon. It's officially spring —… Read More

Van Rates Get Ready for a Rebound

Van trends: After two weeks of rising volumes, the number of van loads held steady last week on the spot market, while… Read More

Reefer Markets Could Be in for a Wild March

Reefer demand and rates declined steadily throughout February, which is a pretty typical spot market trend. Read More

Have Van Rates Turned the Corner?

We had a turnaround in van trends last week, reversing course from the declines we’ve been seeing since mid-January. Read More

AUDIO: Are Van Rates Ready to Rebound?

This week on emLand Line Now/em with Terry Scruton, we talked about higher volumes, stable pricing… Read More

Flatbed Freight Continues to Gain Momentum

February has been a strong month for flatbed freight. Read More

4 Signs that Van Rates Could Rise Soon

Fuel prices have fallen in recent weeks. If you're a motor carrier, that's great for operating expenses, but it's also… Read More