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On Friday afternoon, as we watched from our… Read More

Reefer Madness: July contract rates increase as broker rates recede

Contract rates for reefers increased from $1.50 to $1.51 in July. This seems odd, because spot market demand -- and… Read More

Spot freight market demand eases toward equilibrium

Looking at recent trends, there has been a slow but steady easing in spot market freight volume since April. This was… Read More

Van and reefer rates follow seasonal pattern, but flatbeds...?

We expected spot market rates to decline after the end of June, which is usually a peak month for freight. Vans and… Read More

CSA 2010 Previews Available from FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently began providing commercial motor carrier companies with… Read More

Summary of Proposed Federal Rules for Freight Brokers

Motor Carrier Protection Act of 2010Summary of Major Provisions,… Read More

Spot market truckload rates overtake contract rates

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Spot freight increases by 216% in May, compared to 2009

Load… Read More

TransCore carrier survey reveals staffing concerns

Carriers… Read More

What is your experience with CSA 2010, in pilot states?

Many carriers… Read More

Truckload freight stays strong, despite economic headwinds

If you watch the evening news, you might think there's a recession coming any minute now. An online search for the… Read More

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