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Tips for Carriers: Try trihaul routes

To identify trihaul routes quickly and run them successfully, we recommend using… Read More

Spot market rates rise 8% in May

Freight availability declined on the spot market in May, but line haul rates increased for all equipment and continued to… Read More

Spot freight market surges

Truck freight tonnage has increased slowly but steadily since late 2009. Tonnage appears to be recovering to… Read More

Van Rates Increase while Flatbed and Reefer Rates Remain Stable

In contrast to the stock market, which has been movingdownward, we see robust freight movements at the beginning of June… Read More

Van Rates Join Flatbed, Reefer in Registering Increases

Flatbed and reefer linehaul rates have steadily moved upin May despite some much needed relief in diesel fuel prices. Van… Read More

Reefer Rates Start to Move Up

While van rates have settled during the last month and flatbed rates continue to increase throughout 2011, reefer rates… Read More

Pressure Eases on Van Rates as Summer Approaches

TransCore has seen a slight dip in spot market freightavailability as well as an uptick in truckload capacity. These… Read More

Frank's Friday Wrap Up

Hey guys, here's list of stories I've been following this week: We were off to a rough start as more details of… Read More

Storms, Flooding Impact Freight Volumes and Rates

Freight volumes fell in the last week of April in areasimpacted by severe weather and flooding. This directly affected… Read More

Flatbed Caps a Strong Monthly Rise

Nationally, flatbed rates are up $0.07 per mile in themonth of April. In the latest week, 28 of47 major lanes followed… Read More

Vans Rates Decline, in New Spot Market Trend

Van rates declined on the U.S. spot market in the most recent two-week… Read More

More Van Lanes Look Stable

Van and flatbed rates have increased consistently over the past three months, as I've blogged before. Now that reefer… Read More

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