October 16, 2013
The amount of cargo to haul and rates paid for it, on one of the nation's largest spot markets, has declined across the board during the most recent seven-day period.
October 9, 2013
Freight rates are generally up on the spot market while the amount of available freight has declined a little.
October 2, 2013
The amount of freight, along with rates, are both generally down on the spot market, according to one of the nation’s largest freight matching services.
September 26, 2013
DAT overall spot market load availability increased 2.3% September 15-21, compared to the previous seven days. This follows earlier released figures showing August was down 1.8% from the month before but was up 16% compared to the same time a year ago.
September 18, 2013
A lot more freight has been available on the spot market over the past week, but it has also pushed rates down. New figures released from DAT show total spot market freight needing to be moved increased 22% September 8-14, compared to the previous seven days.
September 11, 2013
Rates on the spot market have increased over the past week as the level of freight has declined, according to DAT.
September 5, 2013
Load availability on one of the nation’s largest spot freight markets shifted into high gear last week, but rates did not follow along.
August 27, 2013
New figures from the freight matching service provider DAT show available freight on the spot market has fallen over the past week.
August 21, 2013
Freight rates on one leading spot market have declined over the past week, but they remain stronger than usual for this time a year, especially in two sectors.
August 14, 2013
Activity on one of the nation’s largest spot freight markets, along with most rates, have crept slightly higher over the past week, following a dip the week before.
August 8, 2013
The number of loads available on one of the nation’s biggest spot markets saw its best July, but new figures also show freight levels over the past week is down from the week before.
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%.
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