Posted: 10 Dec, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

It’s snowing at the wrong time and in all the wrong places. That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip.  Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virgi...

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Posted: 06 Dec, 2018 by Chad Boblett

After 10 years in the Marine Corps and 3 years as a professional driver, I decided to start my own trucking business in 2010. Over the years, I've been running my business based on four important lessons that I learned as a Marine. Build your business with access to the largest digital freight marke...

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Posted: 04 Dec, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Reefer activity picked up after Thanksgiving, but not nearly as much as dry van freight. Right now, retail and e-commerce are driving trends in the transportation industry, which has lifted van rates, but prices fell on a lot of the major reefer lanes. Demand for reefers could heat up again as we ge...

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Posted: 04 Dec, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

Everyone came back from Thanksgiving break with plenty of work to do last week. Truck posts on the DAT load board were up 21%, which is right in line with what’s typical when comparing a full work week to a holiday week. But load posts shot up 54%, so demand for trucks is hot right now. That p...

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