May 21, 2015
Truckload linehaul rates declined in April from the month before while intermodal rates moved higher, according to two separate reports released on Thursday.
May 20, 2015
An upturn in spot market truckload freight rates seen the previous week ran out of steam quickly, according to new numbers from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
May 13, 2015
Rates for spot market truckload freight posted gains in two of the three major sectors May 3 through May 9 compared to the previous seven days, according the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
May 11, 2015
Spot market freight volume in April followed a typical seasonal pattern, declining 10% from March, while rates posted a more moderate drop
May 6, 2015
The number of available loads on the spot truckload market decreased 2.9% and capacity fell 1.8%, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.
April 29, 2015
The number of available loads on the spot truckload market decreased 2.4% while capacity increased 4.5% during the week of April 25 compared to the previous week, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.
April 22, 2015
A measure of truckload rates shows it hitting an all-time high in March, increasing 5.1% from the same time a year ago.
National average spot truckload rates drifted down during the week ending April 18 compared to the previous week, according to new figures from DAT Solutions and its network of load boards.
April 15, 2015
Rates on the spot freight market continue crawling slowly upward in the flatbed sector but remain stagnant in the other two major categories.
April 14, 2015
North American freight volume and expenditures rose again in March as shipments picked up significantly from the West Coast ports, according to the latest readings of the Cass Freight Index.
April 13, 2015
The FTR Trucking Conditions Index for February fell slightly in February to a reading of 7.4, reflecting a softening capacity utilization caused by fluctuating diesel prices and the suspension of controversial provisions of the 34-hour restart.
Rates on the spot freight market posted gains last month compared to February and the same time a year earlier, according to the latest reading of the DAT North American Freight Index, based on activity from its load boards.
April 8, 2015
The spot truckload freight market followed seasonal patterns during the week ending April 4 as load availability increased and capacity tightened, according to load board operator DAT Solutions.
April 2, 2015
Flatbed markets remained strong and van markets surged as overall spot freight availability rose 12% and capacity stayed flat, according to the latest numbers from DAT Solutions.
March 26, 2015
In a mixed week for the spot market, Flatbeds saw the only gain again continuing the trend in demand for the trailer type.
March 23, 2015
A measure of freight rates in one trucking sector improved in February over the past year, but declined from the month before.
March 18, 2015
The average flatbed rate on the spot market picked up a little more steam while rates in the other two sectors remained stable as both the number of loads to move and truck capacity increased.
March 11, 2015
The freight-matching service provider DAT Solutions reports the biggest increase on its network of load boards was in the van segment.
March 10, 2015
Some economic indicators have not bounced back as well as others in the recovery from the Great Recession, but trucking is doing well, and a capacity crunch leads economic expert John Larkin to project truckload rates will rise this year.
March 4, 2015
Rates on the spot freight market increased in all three major categories for the first time in weeks, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
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