Posted: 31 May, 2018 by Pat Pitz

International Roadcheck will hit North American highways June 5-7, and this year's focus will be on hours-of-service. This will be Roadcheck's first year following the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which took effect Dec. 18, 2017. “The ELD mandate placed a spotlight on hours-of-serv...

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Posted: 01 Jun, 2018 by Rip Watson

Industry analysts seem to agree that spot and contract rates will keep rising due to the stronger economy and the ELD mandate. However, that shared belief doesn’t address how much markets will change, and when. Five industry experts tackled those key questions.  DAT RateView is the trucki...

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Posted: 20 Jun, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

The national average rate for reefers added 1¢ last week, approaching a record high at $2.70/mile. But prices fell on a lot of the highest-traffic lanes. As we transition from spring to summer, the main focus of produce season shifts from the Southeast to the West Coast, chiefly California.&nbs...

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Posted: 19 Jun, 2018 by Peggy Dorf

Van rates continued to rise in the week after the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz, and we expect the end of June to bring record high rates for the three big equipment categories. As of today, the national average van rate of $2.30 per mile for the rolling month to-date exceeds the previous high o...

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