July 11, 2013
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.
June 3, 2013
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.
May 23, 2013
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.
April 24, 2013
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.
April 22, 2013
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.
April 10, 2013
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.
March 26, 2013
The freight-matching service provider DAT TransCore new North American Freight Index shows a return to post-recession freight volumes during February, following a record-setting January.
February 7, 2013
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.
January 31, 2013
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.
November 26, 2012
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
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