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2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Capacity Dwindles, Due to Lack of Trucks and Drivers

Freight volume increased throughout 2011, but the excitement of new business was accompanied by a constant drumbeat of… Read More

“Shipping Wars” vs. Shipping Bores

I was flipping channels the other night, and caught the pilot of “Shipping Wars.” It was pretty entertaining,… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van Rates Continue to Dip but Flatbed Rates are Up, for Now

Van:Van rates are declined in the past week, as recorded… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Flatbed and Reefer Rates Pick Up

Van rates remained stable while both flatbed and reeferrates rose 1.9% in the seven days ending January 4.… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror: Contract Rates Follow the Spot Market Up

The first in a series of articles on trends and events that shaped trucking in 2011 and will affect the industry in… Read More

2011 Top Blog Posts

Happy (almost) New Years Eve, everyone. It's been one great year at TransCore and we're excited for all that 2012… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van Rates Recover in Denver, but Dip in L.A.

Rates dipped for all equipment types in the 7 days endingDecember 14.… Read More

Spot market rates rise for vans and reefers in November

Van rates continued to rise right into the first week of December before slipping in major markets during the most recent… Read More

NTSB urges states to ban mobile devices for all drivers

Since the NTSB report was published last week, there have been many news features and comments about the recommended ban… Read More

Holiday shopping means record van freight and rates

Strong retail sales over Thanksgiving weekend led to a 16% increase year-over-year for that period -- a 4.5% gain for the… Read More

One year later, CSA still lacks key provisions

It is hard to believe that it’s been a year since we started publishing CSA scores in… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van and Flatbed Rates Start the Month Strong

The first week of December recorded an uptick in rates for dry vans and flatbeds but reefer rates dipped slightly.… Read More

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