Overdrive: ‘A heyday’ for rates on cross-border freight leaving Laredo
Sep 18, 2020
Demand for goods coming in from Mexico at the Laredo, Texas, border crossing is spurring significant per-mile rate hikes for loads out of Laredo into the rest of the U.S., says a prominent brokerage that works cross-border freight.
Journal of Commerce: Shippers swallow higher contract rates to secure capacity
Sep 10, 2020
Shippers who locked in low contract truck rates in January or during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic are now having to renegotiate prices to get capacity because of the sharp turnaround in freight volumes, according to motor carriers.