Trucking Industry Trends

Freight Volumes Are Up, So What About Profits?

I was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about the market conditions for trucking in Q1. Read More

How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was startling for two reasons: Read More

Is the Freight Recession Really Over?

At the beginning of the year, Mark Montague declared that the freight recession was over. Read More

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

<p>California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity. Read More

5 Threats to Capacity in 2017

Overall, 2016 was a year of relatively loose capacity. Read More

2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over

The freight recession is over. Read More

What's the Top Issue Facing the Trucking Industry in 2017?

<p>img src=/site/assets/media/blog/2016/12/00013235.JPGRegulations, rates, HOS, parking -… Read More

2016's Top 10 Blog Posts, from DAT Freight Talk

For all of you DAT blog readers, here is a list of this years Top 10 blog posts on the DAT Freight Talk blog… Read More

Data Visualization from DAT: It's Not a Snapshot. It's a Mosaic.

I've spent a lot of time recently making PowerPoint slides for two panel presentations that were given by my colleagues… Read More

August Reefers Trade Melons for Onions

I watch load board trends and truckload rates for a living. That's what I do. I'm not on the road myself, and I don't… Read More

Future of Trucking Looks Gloomy, to Financial Reporters

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What Are the Top Issues Facing the Trucking Industry Today?

The American Transportation Research Institute recently posted its yearly survey of the most critical issues facing the… Read More