Rate Trend of the Week

Freight Boom in the (Not Very) Quiet Season

I've been in the freight transportation business for a long time -- let's just say decades -… Read More

Rates Rise in November, as Per Diem Load Volume Edges Up

Rates went up on the spot market in November, while load volume seemed to decline. Read More

Snow in Dallas, Christmas Trees in Charlotte

My wife and I haven't even purchased our Thanksgiving turkey yet… Read More

Mid-November Freight Lifts Truck, Rail Rates

Freight is booming in mid-November. Rail intermodal containers have been increasing rapidly for the past month. Read More

Van Pricing Holds Steady, May Rise in November

Rates remained high for vans in October, compared to 2012. The national average rate for vans, the most common trailer type… Read More

Tricky Rates Deliver Treats on Key Van Lanes

Investment analysts see indicators of a recovery in the manufacturing sector, particularly in the Midwest… Read More

Will Van Rates Close October Strong?

The ATA just released its seasonally adjusted For-Hire Trucking Tonnage Index for September… Read More

Van Rates Hold Up in Mid-October

VAN - Rates Hold Up in Mid-October While the national average van rates appear to have lost 3 cents last week… Read More

Will Christmas be Merry for Retailers?

Christmas is coming, and retailers are getting ready. Read More

Vans and Reefers Close Q3 on a High Note

With all the talk this week about government shutdowns and Obamacare exchange start-ups… Read More

Q3 Freight Boom Lifts Rates

lt;pgt;Freight is moving like gangbusters on the spot market, and rates are trending up again. Read More

Backhauls, Regional Shifts Boost National Rates

There was a puzzling rise in national rates in the first week of September… Read More