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DAT: January Truckload Rates Fall

DAT: January Truckload Rates Fall

The DAT Truckload Volume Index, a measure of dry van, refrigerated and flatbed loads moved by truckload carriers, fell 2% in January from December 2020.

February 18, 2021

Study Compares Propane Carbon Footprint to Electric

Study Compares Propane Carbon Footprint to Electric

The analysis, Decarbonization of MD-HD Vehicles with Propane, found that propane-fueled MD-HD internal combustion engine vehicles provide a lower carbon footprint solution in 38 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., when compared to MD-HD electric vehicles charged using the electrical grid.

January 28, 2021

Research to Explore Fresh Solutions to Transportation Challenges
ATRI: Trucking Costs Dropped in 2019

ATRI: Trucking Costs Dropped in 2019

In 2019, the costs of trucking contracted significantly, from $1.82 to $1.65 per mile – a drop of 9%, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey.

November 24, 2020

In Praise of NACFE

In Praise of NACFE

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency is an invaluable resource, and its expertise is free, says Rolf Lockwood in his Locking it In blog.

November 20, 2020

ACT Research: YTD Used Class 8 Sales Up, Average Price, Miles and Age Down
 COVID-19 Affecting Cargo Theft Trends
ACT Research: October Trailer Orders Third Highest in History
DAT: October Spot Market’s Record-Breaking Rates

DAT: October Spot Market’s Record-Breaking Rates

Spot truckload rates for dry van and refrigerated freight hit another high in October, according to DAT Freight & Analytics, while average flatbed rates also increased compared to September, they did not surpass 2018’s highs.

November 12, 2020

October Class 8 Orders Jump Higher

October Class 8 Orders Jump Higher

According to separate ACT Research and FTR reporting, October’s preliminary North American Class 8 orders jumped to 38,900 units and 40,100 units, respectively.

November 3, 2020

ACT Research: For-Hire in Tight Supply-Demand Balance
ACT Research: Trailer Orders Jump Again in September
ATA Truck Tonnage Increases in September, Down Year over Year
NACFE Updates Low-Rolling-Resistance Tire Reports

NACFE Updates Low-Rolling-Resistance Tire Reports

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has revised its Confidence Reports on low-rolling-resistance tires to reflect industry developments since they were published in 2015.

October 16, 2020

FTR: September Trailer Orders Jump to Third Highest Month on Record