As spot freight falls into a typical seasonal plateau, the West Coast port disruption throws a complication on top of it All throughout the Western regions things are slower, DAT reports.
And a check-in with owner-operator Jan McCarter on her new Human Trafficking Awareness Project, looking ahead to MATS in March.
DAT's Freight index remained up year over year in November. Here find a look what states were hot for outbound demand, measured by the outbound/inbound load ratio for the month.
According to DAT's analysis of the spot market for the week ending October 4, freight availability rebounded 1.5 percent at the close of the month and quarter.
What has emerged through the years is the ability for owner-operators to quickly and accurately pinpoint the markets where they’re in high demand, even before arriving.
Higher than typical volumes on the spot market coupled with tight trucking capacity are improving the rate landscape. Independents: Identify high-demand freight situations and negotiate for top dollar.
The new paper, "Truckload Capacity in 2014: What’s Causing the Capacity Crunch and What Can Shippers Do About It," though aimed at shippers, is an interesting read through a multifaceted set of circumstances that's led ...
Where'd you load Friday? As owner-operator Chad Boblett of the Rate Per Mile Masters Facebook group and Rates and Lanes podcast notes, the answer probably had a lot to do with the rate you were ...
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