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How to read a carrier's insurance certificate

Is your carrier underinsured? Look at the carrier's insurance certificate and check to be sure your company and your… Read More

5 business-critical tips for better insurance coverage

Follow these five best practices when you make insurance decisions for your trucking company:Choose… Read More

Spot market volume and rates dip seasonally in July

Spot market rates remained stable or… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Vans heat up in Memphis

What's Hot:Van rates in Memphis rose 2.7% as load volume also increased week-over-week. This… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: What’s Hot and What’s Not

What's Hot:Van rates may not be "hot" this week, but they areshowing signs of stability. For the… Read More

Van Rates Decline 2.1% after June's Peak

Vanrates dip after June's peak as reefer and flatbed ratesremain stable this past week. By segment… Read More

Rate Trend of the Month: 23% of spot market rates exceed contract rates for vans

Demand for vans and reefers drove rates up on the spot market in June, while flatbed rates stabilized at a high average… Read More

Win by losing the contract on your next RFP response

Ithas become a standard exercise to provide rates in response to a Request forProposal (RFP) from your shipper customer… Read More

Flatbed Rates Surge in Mid-July but Van and Reefer Rates Dip, Nationally

Rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds made… Read More

Spot Market Rate Trend of the Week: Rates Stabilize at New Heights

Rates for vans and flatbeds are stable for the week, while reefer rates are more dynamic than ever, especially in produce… Read More

Reefer Rates Surge in Produce Season

Reefer rates increased 1.6% in major markets in the week ending June 15. Rates from Los Angeles continue to climb in the… Read More

Tips for Brokers: 5 ways to boost capacity

Are capacity constraints keeping you from achieving your growth potential? Focus on excellence in carrier relations, and… Read More

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