Freight Rates

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January 29, 2015

Truckload Linehaul Rates Increasing, Intermodal Slowing

A measure of truckload linehaul rates show they rose 7.4% in December compared to the same time in 2013.

January 28, 2015

Spot Freight Rates Fall as Capacity Increases, Available Loads Decline

Rates on the spot freight market continued falling the past week due to fewer loads available and increasing truck capacity, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

January 21, 2015

Spot Freight Rates Down, Vans Below $2 for First Time Since May

Rates on the spot market continue moving lower while truckload capacity jumped, the first indication of a more typical slow, winter freight season, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

January 14, 2015

Big Spot Market Freight Gains in December, Year Begins on Down Note

Spot market freight volume was atypically strong for the season in December, while rates also moved higher, according to the truck freight load board operator DAT Solutions and its latest North American Freight Index.

January 7, 2015

Spot Reefer, Flatbed Rates Rise as 2014 Ends, New Year Begins

Activity and rates on the spot freight market picked up slightly as 2014 ended and the New Year began, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

December 31, 2014

ComFreight Expands Truck Rate Index Tool

ComFreight is expanding its Rate Index Tool which allows trucking and logistics companies to check what the average rate is for given lanes in the trucking market.

December 31, 2014

Reefers Rates Improve on Spot Freight Market

The spot freight market posted its usual seasonal lull the week of Christmas, but one sector saw a slight overall rate improvement, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

December 29, 2014

Spot Freight Rates Fall from Previous Week

Spot market freight rates posted declines as Christmas approached, according to numbers from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

December 18, 2014

Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Rates Post Steady Increases Over Past Year

Despite a slight downturn from the month before newly released figures show in November the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index rose 6.7% year over year.

December 17, 2014

Spot Market Freight Rates Down Over Past Week

A rally in spot market freight rates seen last week turned out to be short-lived, with across-the-board declines being reported in new numbers from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

December 15, 2014

ODFL Raising Rates Early Next Year

The less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. said Monday it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.5%, effective January 5, 2015.

December 12, 2014

FTR: Trucking Conditions Still Very Favorable

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for October, at a reading of 8.53, fell only slightly from September’s level, reflecting still strong fundamentals for trucking companies, and the transportation analysis firm expects it to stay strong through next year.

December 11, 2014

DAT Freight Index Higher Than Year Ago, Falls from October

Spot market freight rates and availability all posted healthy gains in November in the U.S. and Canada compared to the same time a year ago, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, however there were declines from the month before.

December 10, 2014

Spot Freight Rates Move Higher in Early December

Spot market freight rates have improved across the board, according to new weekly figures from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

December 4, 2014

Van, Reefer Rates Improve on Spot Freight Market

Reefers posted the biggest gain, 1.1% for Nov. 23 through Nov. 29 compared to the previous seven days, for an average of $2.37 per mile, its best showing out of the last four weeks.

December 1, 2014

Spot Market Freight Rates Improve Over Previous Week

Spot market freight rates have posted slight gains, but one sector continues to see rates slide, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

November 20, 2014

Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Rates Continue Advancing

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

Spot Freight Rates Give Back Recent Gains

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

DAT Freight Index Remains Higher Versus a Year Ago

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 Market Reefer, Van Rates Improve

Spot freight rates are gathering some momentum following a recent lull, according to new figures released from the freight matching service provider DAT.

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