Trucking Industry Trends

June freight could set the tone for rest of year

It's no secret that truckload rates aren't where they were a year ago. Read More

Technology tackles trucking's parking problem

Few issues get truckers more worked up than the lack of available truck parking. Read More

Freight Forecast: Is the worst yet to come?

It’s natural to prefer predictability over surprise in many parts of your life, but as the axiom says, “change is… Read More

Freight Forecast: More boom less gloom

Are we really on the brink of a freight recession? I've seen countless gloom-and-doom forecasts and… Read More

Hauling candy by the truckload is a sweet niche

I got started early in candy logistics. Read More

5 best bets for running reefers

As we begin the second quarter of the year, I've noticed that freight volumes have picked up in the van and flatbed… Read More

Good news for reefers: California has plenty of water

California experienced a 3-year period of exceptional drought in 2014-2016, but this year the state has plenty of… Read More

Driver shortage or truck surplus?

You’ve likely heard reports that… Read More

Carriers score record-high profits and record-low bankruptcies in 2018

The annual reports have all rolled in from publicly traded transportation companies, and it's obvious that 2018 was a… Read More

Download our 2019 Spot Market Roadmap FREE

Last year was the most explosive freight bull market on record for the trucking industry. But how much of that will carry… Read More

How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

Update - January 25: Federal employees are heading back to work for at least three weeks, under an… Read More

Trucking wins business back from railroad

Last year rail intermodel took away loads from over-the-road trucking, but now the pendulum is swinging back the other… Read More