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Reefer activity shifts northward

Reefer demand trailed off in California and Texas last week… Read More

Demand dips for dry van, and prices follow

So far in August, shippers have shown a lack of urgency, marking the weakest point for van rates in the second half of 2019. Read More

Reefer rates remain in flux

California and Texas remain in flux with overall volumes roughly the same the last several weeks. Read More

Van rates mostly stable in a mixed week

Truckload demand got a boost at the end of July, but that urgency slowed by the start of August. Read More

How to find loads for box trucks, Sprinter and cargo vans

Looking for expedited loads? Need freight to fill your box truck or van? Read More

Spot rates sputter, but with some exceptions

Even as the summer slump continues, July is still on pace to beat May volumes… Read More

Western produce stabilizes reefer rates

Last week halted the slide in reefer rates that we've been seeing since the Fourth of July. Read More

Flatbed prices step down from early July peak

Spot market flatbed rates normally peak in Q2, but this year they hit their high mark in early July. Read More

Backhaul vs deadhead: What’s the tipping point?

When you can’t find a high-paying load, would you accept a low rate to avoid driving empty? Read More

Guest Opinion: The freight recession, and the next spot rate upturn

The U.S. trucking industry faces a supply and demand imbalance – excess equipment capacity and not enough freight… Read More

How to negotiate the best truckload rates

Worried that you aren't getting the best price when negotiating a rate on a load? Read More

10 things to know about the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax

Heavy Vehicle Use Tax season is upon us. Below are answers to 10 of the most common questions we get about the HVUT. Read More

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