Rate Trend of the Week

May ends quietly for reefers, but peak season awaits

Although van freight got a nice boost last week because of the shortened Memorial Day week, the news was a little less… Read More

Flatbed report: Far cry from 2018, but bright spots remain

What a difference a year makes. Last year at the end of May there were about 90 flatbed load posts for every truck post,… Read More

Van rates finally pick up steam

Carriers have been waiting for good news for awhile now, and spot market rates finally started picking up steam last… Read More

Reefers get a boost ahead of Memorial Day

Reefer carriers finally got some good news last week. Demand for refrigerated trailers has been relatively soft this… Read More

Are there finally signs of life for van rates?

Summer is right around the corner, but many carriers are still waiting for spot market rates to rebound ahead of what's… Read More

Van rates stuck in holding pattern

Spot market van trends were a mixed bag last week. The large volume of freight we saw moving from the West Coast during… Read More

Good and bad news for reefer freight

Refrigerated trends took a step back last week due to weakness in Florida and some California markets. Read More

Vans still waiting for the spring surge

Just when we thought spring had finally arrived, van rates cooled off again last week on the spot market. More loads… Read More

Florida and California drive reefer demand

Reefer loads saw a sharp increase last week, but just as we… Read More

Better weather helps push van rates upward

After declining for several weeks, van rates seem to have turned a corner. The national average rate for May so far is… Read More

Reefer rates rise as Florida hits its stride

It's been a slow spring for fresh produce, but there are some hot spots, especially in the southernmost states. Freight… Read More

Post-Easter rebound doesn't reach truckload rates

Although van freight volumes recovered following Easter week, it wasn't enough to boost the national average van rate,… Read More