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Brokers can help carriers reduce accident risk

The safety record of heavy truck drivers has improved dramatically over the years. From 1985 to 2005 there was a 41%… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van Rates are Up, Mid-Month

What'sHot:Vanrates increased by at least 1% over the past three weeks and the seven daysending… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Van and Reefer Rates Hot

What's Hot:Dry van rates increased 1% in the past week in majormarkets. This increase broke the… Read More

LIVE Discussion Forum

Get your questions ready, Mark Montague, industry analyst, will be here to answer them, LIVE at 4:30… Read More

TransCore brings insurance monitoring in-house

TransCore opened its CarrierWatch® Insurance Monitoring Center to help truckload freight brokers, 3PLs and shippers to… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week: Reefers rates warm up

What's HotReefer rates may only be up 0.2% this week, but they may… Read More

Brokers pay more than shippers in 24% of lanes in Q2, as rates shift by region

Comparing Q2 spot market rates to contract rates, we found that the regions of highest demand shifted dramatically in… Read More

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

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