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Why are truckload spot rates lower than last year?

June freight volumes have been rising the past two weeks. Read More

How a 3PL managed one of the worst hurricane seasons

In a normal hurricane season, there would be about 13 named storms in the Atlantic Ocean from June through November. Read More

June freight could set the tone for rest of year

It's no secret that truckload rates aren't where they were a year ago. Read More

Southeast is hot for flatbeds

While van prices have remained fairly stable in the past couple weeks… Read More

How to find the best freight brokers

Are you looking to expand your motor carrier business? The key is finding new business partners that you can trust. Read More

3 truck-finding hacks for freight brokers

You may not have a problem getting carriers to cover a load, but every freight broker occasionally hits the wall with… Read More

Roadcheck is over, but some van rates keep climbing

Summer freight is on its way, just as spring has finally sprung -- and it’s not all about Roadcheck.  The… Read More

California and Texas driving reefer demand

Just as we saw with van freight, reefer rates and load-to-truck ratios cooled down last week after rising sharply the… Read More

Technology tackles trucking's parking problem

Few issues get truckers more worked up than the lack of available truck parking. Read More

Secrets to trucking success: Find a need and fill it

Author Earl Nightingale once said that to get rich, you just have to find a need and fill it. In the eight years I’ve… Read More

Van rates finally get a boost

For many motor carriers, June couldn't get here fast enough. This is typically the busiest time of the year for spot… Read More

Reefer rates growing as produce season arrives

What do you get when you combine produce season with… Read More

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