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 8, 2013
While June was a better month than May for spot market freight, it still was nowhere as good compared to the same time a year ago. However, things are expected to improve, at least month-to-month.
June 26, 2013
There has been a bit of a turnaround when it comes to freight rates on one of the nation’s biggest freight matching service providers.
June 19, 2013
Spot market loads and rates are down over the past week according to new figures from the freight matching service provider DAT TransCore.
June 5, 2013
The amount of spot market freight available at the end of May and into the first of June fell dramatically while rates barely changed. New figures from freight-matching service provider DAT TransCore show May 26 through June 1, the number of spot market loads available in the U.S. fell 19% from the previous seven days.
May 30, 2013
Spot market freight availability is increasing while rates have generally headed higher. New figures from the freight matching service provider DAT TransCore show spot market loads increased 11% for the seven days ending May 25 from the week before.
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.
May 14, 2013
Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index declined 16% compared to the record April high in 2012. The year-over-year freight declines were seen across all equipment types: van load volume declined, refrigerated loads slipped 10% and flatbed freight dropped 15%.
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 15, 2013
Reaching the highest-ever volume for the month of January, the DAT North American Freight Index increased 42% last month compared to January 2012. Freight volume was unusually robust for the season, exceeding December levels by 24%
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