Trucking Industry Trends

"Detention is Killing Us" Say Carriers

Detention is killing us. Read More

63% of Drivers Are Detained More Than 3 Hours per Stop

<p>Most drivers spend 3 to 4 hours waiting to get loaded or unloaded. Read More

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships on Sunday… Read More

Brexit's Mixed Impact on the U.S. Freight Economy

<p>In a referendum on Thursday, the British people voted to leave the European Union. Read More

Planning Your Week? Try These 5 Cities for Freight

Looking for a load? There are more hot markets to choose from this week than there had been in the past month or so. Read More

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

Consumers are spending more on food in restaurants and less in grocery stores. Read More

Driver Detention Issue Still Rankles

It’s been a few years since I sat in the dispatch chair or listened to a driver expound about delivery delays. Read More

Winter Rain Can Affect April Freight

California needs rain and the El Ni#241;o storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides. Read More

Readers Sound Off on Detention

<p>We recently posted a reader poll with a couple questions about detention times. Read More

Is Low-Cost Fuel Bad for Truckers?

Diesel prices fell to $2.11 per gallon last week at the pump, as a national average. Read More

Reader Poll: How Often Are Your Trucks Detained?

Detention fees are just a drop in the bucket when compared to what those lost hours actually cost in lost revenue. Read More

Who Makes More Money? Owner-Operators or Company Drivers?

Wages have stayed stagnant for most Americans, except for one group of workers: Truck drivers. Read More