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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

Winter doldrums put drag on truckload rates

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

Van rates drift lower as winter slump takes hold

Van rates cool off while volumes are mixed, as January draws to a close and the winter doldrums set in. Read More

Predictive Pricing: Cutting Through the Noise

Forecasting is an inexact science, and the most successful forecasting models aren’t always the most complex. Read More

Flatbed rates see off-season surge

Flatbed rates have seen an uptick, even as van and reefer rates have started to dip seasonally. So what’s up with flatbed?  Read More

Van rates lose traction heading into winter slump

Van rates slipped below December levels after an unexpected surge in the first half of January. Read More

Denver brokerage combines digital technologies with personal service

See how Denver-based United Transportation Services has implemented time-saving technologies while still delivering hands-on… Read More

Reefer rates stay hot in January

Truckload rates remain elevated for reefer equipment in mid-January, and freight volume is stable. Read More

More van loads move but lane rates slip lower

Van load volume returned to pre-holiday levels during the first full week of the new year. Read More

Top 10 markets for truckload spot freight in 2019

The spot market continued to grow in 2019, even when compared to a banner year like 2018. Read More

Reefer markets heat up in a "slow season" surprise

Reefer rates rose everywhere in the first week of January… Read More

Rates beat all 2019 averages for vans and reefers

The national average van rate hit $1.98 for dry vans last week. Read More

Knight-Swift and DAT announce pilot program for predictive rate forecasting

DAT Solutions announced that it is supplying Knight-Swift Transportation, North America’s largest truckload fleet… Read More

New California owner-operator law on hold for now

One day before California's AB5 law was to take effect… Read More

Van rates soar before and after Christmas

Spot market rates rose sharply last week… Read More


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