Year Ends with Record Rates and Ratios

Before jumping in to the new year, you may want to take a quick look back at the year that just ended. What started as a fairly normal year in truck transportation ended with record freight rates, skyrocketing load-to-truck ratios and tightened capacity.



Pat Pitz

Pat Pitz is the editor of the DAT Solutions freight broker newsletter. He has nearly 20 years experience as a professional writer and editor. Before joining DAT, he spent 8 years at a Portland advertising and public relations agency, where he wrote newsletters and other content for a variety of high-profile clients, including several in the trucking industry.