Rate Trend of the Week

Van Rates and Volumes Slip From Seasonal Peak

Van rates fell 3 cents last week, from a rare early November peak. Read More

Spot Market Kept Growing in October

Demand for trucks was a lot stronger last month than it was in October of 2015. In fact… Read More

Post-Hurricane Floods Boost Rates in Southeast for Vans, Not Flatbeds

Freight started moving into Florida again last week, due to pent-up demand following Hurricane Matthew. Van load volume… Read More

Hurricane Matthew Affects Spot Rates and Freight Volumes

Spot market rates were up last week, but volumes fell. Hurricane Matthew likely played a role in both of those factors. Read More

Cargo Ship Woes Still Affecting Spot Market Rates

The bankruptcy of the world's 7th largest container carrier, Hanjin Shipping… Read More

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

Spot market activity often ramps up in the West during the fall season, but there's added pressure this month. Read More

September Van and Reefer Trends Stay Strong After Labor Day

Volumes and rates got a boost heading into the Labor Day weekend, and those prices mostly held steady last week. Read More

Van and Reefer Rates Start September on a High Note

Good news, everyone! Freight volume and rates got a healthy boost last week for all equipment types. Read More

Van and Reefer Load Volumes Rise, as Flatbeds Falter

Van and reefer volume increased last week, although rates were unchanged as a national average. Read More

Are Freight Volume and Rates Stuck in Neutral?

Every week, we seem to report that trends are mixed, that truckload freight volume and rates are in a transition… Read More

Freight Rates Hold Steady, but Midwest Heats Up

Van and reefer rates were mostly in a holding pattern last week. Read More

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

National average van rates are sliding, but they’re still a few cents above the June average, so the typical mid-July… Read More