November 20, 2014
Truckload linehaul and intermodal rates both posted big gains in October compared to a year earlier, according to newly released figures from the business intelligence service provider Cass Information Systems.
November 19, 2014
After recovering somewhat the week before, new numbers show spot market freight rates have turned lower or remain unchanged, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
November 13, 2014
Spot market freight availability remained strong in October, continuing a 15-month streak of record demand for truckload services, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
November 12, 2014
Spot freight rates are gathering some momentum following a recent lull, according to new figures released from the freight matching service provider DAT.
November 5, 2014
The average spot van rate on DAT load boards was unchanged at $2.01 per mile for the week ending Nov. 1 compared to the previous seven days, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards
October 29, 2014
Rates for spot market freight remain stagnant for the third straight week, according to a new snapshot of the market from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
October 27, 2014
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective Nov. 3.
October 24, 2014
Less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight said Friday it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7% for non-contractual business, effective Oct. 27.
October 22, 2014
The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index, which measures changes in per-mile truckload linehaul rates, rose 6.7% year-over-year in September and increased 2.4% above the August level.
Vans reported the biggest decline from Oct. 12 through Oct. 18 compared to the previous seven days, falling 1% to an average of $2.01 per mile, though the rate has been above the $2 per mile level for most of the year.
October 21, 2014
They will increase an average of 4.9% for UPS Freight along with the company’s ground, air and international operations for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
October 15, 2014
CORRECTED -- UPS Freight is expanding its Density-Based Rating (also known as dimensional weight pricing) pricing option to all its customers.
Rates on the spot freight market gained little ground if any, according to the latest weekly roundup of activity from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
October 14, 2014
Spot freight has seen 14 consecutive months of year-over-year peaks, according to DAT, but in a typical seasonal trend, freight availability declined 5.5% in September compared with August.
October 2, 2014
As fuel costs fell last week, truckload rates remained steady across all major equipment types, according to a report by DAT.
September 24, 2014
Spot market freight rates have slipped as the number of loads available to haul also fell, according to the freight matching service provider DAT.
September 17, 2014
Freight rates on the spot market posted solid gains over the past week as the number of loads available has moved higher and capacity has jumped.
September 16, 2014
UPDATED -- Spot market freight volume continued to achieve record-setting levels in August, increasing 32% compared to the same month in 2013, while freight availability remained constant.
Freight transportation capacity has been subject to enormous pressure from a number of sources for a little more than a year, leading to higher rates and even jeopardizing some long-standing business relationships
September 10, 2014
The increases happened despite a 19% drop in the total number of spot market loads available, due to an end-of-month push that coincided with Labor Day weekend.
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