Rate Trend of the Week

Spot Market Volumes Are Strong, but Rates Still Lag

The end of Q1 led to a flurry of activity on the load board on Friday. Read More

Still Waiting for Spot Rates to Spring Forward

Trucks were ready to go after the winter storm cleared out, so even though we saw volumes pick up on the top 100 van lanes… Read More

Freight Rates Were Mostly Neutral Ahead of Winter Storm

A blizzard has left much of the East Coast buried under snow. Read More

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

Last week, we said that if spot market volumes kept climbing, then rates were going to go up finally. Read More

Low Reefer Demand Drags Down Van Rates

Spot market freight has stabilized in recent weeks, and last week we saw load-to-truck ratios rise for every trailer type. Read More

Van Rates Might Be Close to the Bottom, if They Aren't There Already

Load posts were up a bit again last week, which is the second straight week of improving spot market volumes. Read More

Where to Find Loads in the Slow Season

February is the slow season for freight, and it may feel like your business is at a crawl right now. Read More

Van and Reefer Rates Slip, but Volumes Strong in January

Late January is typically a time for lower rates and less demand… Read More

Freight Rates Are Coming Back Down to Earth

December was arguably the strongest month for freight in 2016. Read More

Christmas is Over. Why Are There So Many Loads?

Lots of people like to take vacation during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. Read More

Expect Van Rates to Peak in December

Van rates dropped 3 cents per mile as a national average last week, which is not the best news. Read More

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

E-commerce has stretched the traditional holiday retail freight season well into December. Read More