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Reefer rates hit 6-month high

If you were expecting Thanksgiving to be the end of the season for reefers, think again. Rates are still rising. Read More

Van rates jump as holiday rush begins

Van rates hit their highest level since January, as the national average jumped to $1.94 per mile. Read More

Christmas tree shortage? Blame it on the recession...of 2008

Christmas trees are in short supply all over the country. Read More

2020 Freight Focus: Set your sights on next year's truckload markets

What can we expect in 2020? With all the uncertainty swirling around the year ahead, it can be tough to find your footing. Read More

Reefer demand strong before and after Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and the close-of-month coincided last week, adding urgency and giving reefer rates a boost. Read More

Van rates rise during shortened work week

Thanksgiving week was short but intense. Read More

Thanksgiving rush results in record-high reefer volumes

Refrigerated freight volumes hit a new weekly record, surpassing even 2017's record-setting volumes… Read More

Pre-holiday rush pushes van rates higher

Holiday freight continues to move, and van rates have risen in three of the past four weeks. Read More

Where your Thanksgiving meal came from

Every item on your Thanksgiving plate probably traveled on a truck from the farm to the store… Read More

Brokerage profits grow as revenues decline in Q3

2019 was a mixed bag for brokers, and Q3 was no different. Read More

5 coming regulations that threaten trucking

There are a number of new regulations coming soon that have the potential to hit the trucking industry hard. Read More

20 benefits of yoga for truckers

While out on the road, a truck driver’s movement can be limited and stress can be high. Read More


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