December 18, 2013
Spot market freight activity continued picking up steam the second week of December, following some improvements the week before as well as in November.
December 12, 2013
The FMCSA has revoked the operating authority of 8,180 brokers since Dec. 2, the date the federal agency began revoking authority from brokers without a $75,000 bond.
December 4, 2013
Freight rates have posted their first across the board increases for the first time in several weeks on one of the nation’s largest spot markets.
December 1, 2013
The amount of freight on the spot market has jumped considerably over the last week, but rates have improved little, according to freight matching service provider DAT's latest numbers.
November 6, 2013
Total spot market loads available to haul increased 4.9% Oct. 27 through Nov. 2 compared to the previous seven days, while spot market capacity fell 2.3%.
October 30, 2013
New figures from the freight matching service provider, DAT, show spot market load availability fell 5.7% Oct. 20 through 26, compared to the previous seven days.
October 16, 2013
The amount of cargo to haul and rates paid for it, on one of the nation's largest spot markets, has declined across the board during the most recent seven-day period.
October 9, 2013
Freight rates are generally up on the spot market while the amount of available freight has declined a little.
October 2, 2013
The amount of freight, along with rates, are both generally down on the spot market, according to one of the nation’s largest freight matching services.
September 26, 2013
DAT overall spot market load availability increased 2.3% September 15-21, compared to the previous seven days. This follows earlier released figures showing August was down 1.8% from the month before but was up 16% compared to the same time a year ago.
September 18, 2013
A lot more freight has been available on the spot market over the past week, but it has also pushed rates down. New figures released from DAT show total spot market freight needing to be moved increased 22% September 8-14, compared to the previous seven days.
September 11, 2013
Rates on the spot market have increased over the past week as the level of freight has declined, according to DAT.
September 5, 2013
Load availability on one of the nation’s largest spot freight markets shifted into high gear last week, but rates did not follow along.
August 27, 2013
New figures from the freight matching service provider DAT show available freight on the spot market has fallen over the past week.
August 21, 2013
Freight rates on one leading spot market have declined over the past week, but they remain stronger than usual for this time a year, especially in two sectors.
August 14, 2013
Activity on one of the nation’s largest spot freight markets, along with most rates, have crept slightly higher over the past week, following a dip the week before.
August 8, 2013
The number of loads available on one of the nation’s biggest spot markets saw its best July, but new figures also show freight levels over the past week is down from the week before.
July 24, 2013
DAT reports from July 7-13 the number of loads increased in the U.S. by 2.7% compared to the previous seven days, however, two out of three sectors showed a drop in number of loads to trucks.
July 17, 2013
Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index rose 2.2% in June, compared to May, according to newly released figures. Spot market rates rose 4.5% for vans.
July 10, 2013
Rates on one of the nation’s largest spot freight markets improved the first part of July after trending downward most of last month. DAT reports from June 30 through July 6 the average rate for van and flatbeds moved 3.2% higher, compared to the previous seven days.
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