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Rate Trend of the Week - Quarter Ends with a Bump

VANThe second quarter ended on Saturday with a typical rate bump, as shippers pushed… Read More

Highway Bill Requires EOBRs, $75K Broker Bond, National Driver Registry

The House and Senate passed the Highway Bill, which they are calling the "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Feel the Memphis Beat

  Memphis is playing an increasingly vital role as a regional freight hub, and that trend is… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Go South, Young Van

Rates ticked upward on the spot market last week, with line haul up a penny for vans, reefers and flatbeds. That… Read More

Flexible Analysis Added to DAT Truckload Rate Index

With our latest release,… Read More

Are Reefer Rates Peaking, or Going Higher?

Reefer rates rise in June. Right. And grass is green. Water is wet. No surprises.So what's different this… Read More

Sales Tips for Brokers: Fight "Call Reluctance"

Guest blogger Jeff Schneider is president of… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Location, Location, Location

National average rates are up for the three major equipment types on the spot market, but some individual markets… Read More

Sales Tips for Carriers - Should You Discount Your Rates?

Guest blogger Jeff Schneider is president of… Read More

Transportation Bill Stalls, Facing June 30th Deadline

Transportation continues to be a hot-button issue in Congress these days. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives… Read More

California Reefers Start High-CARB Diet in 2013

New regulations from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will affect brokers and shippers as well as… Read More

Week in Review - 6/8

I was looking at some articles to share with you, but I got sidetracked and didn't post them on Friday. I hope… Read More

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