July 11, 2013 - Industry News
Many carriers still not seeing adequate rates of return, nor any relief in their ability to renegotiate accessorial charges, according to the 2nd quarter industry survey by Transport Capital Partners.
Tags: HOS, Fleets, rates, TCP, Freight Rates, Accessorials
June 3, 2013 - Industry News
UPS Freight and ABF announced separately that they will revise their general rates and charges.
A general rate increase of 5.9% was announced for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. ABF stated that the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary.
Tags: UPS, ABF, LTL, rates
May 23, 2013 - Industry News
The number of loads available on one spot market board has surged over the previous week but rates are stagnant during the same time. DAT/Transcore reports May 12 through 18 the number of loads available in the U.S. increased 6.7% from the previous week.
Tags: Spot Freight, DAT Transcore, rates
April 24, 2013 - Industry News
Rates on one of the nation’s biggest spot freight markets took an across-the-board decline last week while load volume barely edged higher.
Tags: rates, DAT Transcore, Spot Rates, Spot Freight
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index finished the first quarter of 2013 up 7.7% compared to the first quarter of 2012 and rose 11% over the previous quarter.
Tags: rates, Spot Freight, DAT Transcore
April 10, 2013 - Industry News
The amount of freight on one of the nation’s biggest spot market providers shows the number of loads available has fallen dramatically over the past week.
Tags: DAT Transcore, rates, Spot Freight
February 7, 2013 - Industry News
FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for December came in with a reading of 8.38, which the transportation forecasting group says is reflective of the current good environment for truckers.
Tags: Economy, Hours of Service, FTR, rates, Trucking Conditions Index
January 31, 2013 - Industry News
Epes Transport System will increase mileage-based independent contractor rates by 2 cents to $0.92 per mile. The company's Northeast premium pay will increase by 10 cents per mile.
Tags: rates, Epes, contractor pay, northeast, mileage, Fleets
November 26, 2012 - Industry News
If, as many economists are predicting, we start to see decent economic growth in the second half of 2013, trucking will have an almost unprecedented advantage in the marketplace to adjust rates upward and turn operating ratios on their ear
Tags: Economy, rates
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