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Spot rates stall for van freight in uncertain market conditions

Van carriers may be glad to see February recede in the rearview, as rates and volume slid lower in a typical winter slump. Read More

Rail intermodal faces an uphill battle in 2020

With the U.S. economy still doing well, why be glum about rail intermodal? There are four reasons for concern in 2020. Read More

DAT adds automated 'Book Now' options to load board

DAT's Book Now feature, currently being refined in a pilot program… Read More

Truckload rates get ready for a rebound

Truckload rates are starting to show signs of life as we near the end of February. Read More

Just another typical February -- or was it?

Freight rates are weak right now, as everyone in the industry is painfully aware. Read More

Slow season slog continues for truckload freight

Freight rates remain in their typical seasonal slump. Read More

Why freight brokers should be concerned about AB5

California's new AB5 law governing contract work also affects freight brokerages who use outside agents — people who… Read More

Q4 load volumes drop to a 2-year low for mid-sized freight brokers

For small and mid-sized brokerages, quarterly load volumes were lower than they had been in more than two years… Read More

Will coronavirus affect your supply chain?

Coronavirus is getting a lot of attention, but it didn't have much impact on domestic freight in the U.S. at first. Read More

Have dry van freight rates hit bottom already?

Depending on where you find your next load, the glass may be half empty or half full. Read More

Top tax questions owner-operators ask

See the answers to some of the most common tax questions asked by owner-operators. Read More

Winter doldrums put drag on truckload rates

February can be a tough month for transportation companies. Read More

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