June 12, 2015
Spot market freight volume remained relatively strong in May, edging down just 1.7% from April, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, with refrigerated freight and rates higher for the month.
June 10, 2015
The number of available loads on the spot truckload market jumped 36% during the week ending June 6 as capacity increased 5.5%, helping push rates higher.
June 3, 2015
Freight rates on the spot truckload market held steady last week, as both capacity and the number of loads available to haul fell, according to the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.
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
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 13, 2015
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 7, 2015
While some may complain that truck freight levels haven’t taken off like a rocket since the end of the Great Recession, the fact is they have posted solid improvements, according to Jonathan Starks of the freight forecasting firm FTR -- and could be headed for a new peak.
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 31, 2015
Truckers, shippers, brokers and third-party logistics providers have more options than ever to find trucks or loads and to do so much quicker.
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 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 9, 2015
Freight volume fell 37% year-over-year in February and spot-market freight availability declined for the second consecutive month in February, according to DAT -- so why did rates rise compared to last 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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