Rate Trend of the Week

Don't Count on a Mid-Summer Slump in July

Instead of the usual mid-summer slump, we expect July freight volume to be more similar to a typical June. Read More

"Backhaul Tuesday" Doesn't Follow Recent Trends

<p>Spot market rates tend to vary by the day of the week: Rates go up on Mondays… Read More

More Freight, Stable Rates? Capacity is Looser

Usually when more truckloads start moving, rates quickly follow the volume trend up. Read More

Rates Jump 28 cents in Hottest Reefer Lanes

<p>Rate trends are actually a series of snapshots.We see the trends emerge the way we see motion in a flip-book. Read More

Tight Sun Belt Capacity Squeezes Rates

Seasonal demand is putting the squeeze on truckload capacity throughout the Sun Belt. Read More

Spring Has Sprung, and Rates Are Blooming

It feels like we've been waiting a long time to see freight volume and rates rise on the spot market -… Read More

Reefer Traffic Sizzles in Southern Produce Markets

Got reefers? It's time to move 'em on down to produce markets in the Southern states. Spring is finally here. Read More

Why Did Rates Rise When Load-to-Truck Ratios Fell?

Usually, the trend in the load-to-truck ratio is strongly associated with a similar trend in freight rates. Read More

The Better Things Get, the Worse They Are

Those of us who have been in the trucking industry for a long time will understand and appreciate that title. Read More

January Freight Surge Defies Seasonal Norms

Rates are trending up on the spot market. Read More

Finding the Hot Spots

Where's the Action? Read More

Dark Before the Dawn?

Van rates slipped 2.6% lower last week on the spot freight market. Read More