flatbed rates

Rates mostly flat in June as van retains negotiating leverage and flatbed inches up

Paid rates on the spot market were stable in June compared to the month prior, according to monthly rate data from Truckstop.com, with dry van and flatbed rates creeping up and reefer rates inching down.

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Roadside Attractions

Owner-operators have some strong words, an air force vet finds a third life in trucking, a demand for bee hive transport; plus Truck Gauge, Channel 19 and Truck Gallery are featured.

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Roadside Attractions

New life for old classics, Love's connect app, the Aurora Borealis and more industry news and oddities are featured.

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TransCore: Spot loads drop in December; higher for year

Loads declined 14 percent in December from November but were 25 percent higher than the previous year.

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TransCore: Spot market rates rise 7.4% through November

Spot market rate increases for both vans and reefers slowed in the second half.

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Internet Truckstop: Load availability falls

Loads nationally decreased 11 percent in the latest week from the previous week, while load searching increased 11 percent.

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Roadside Attractions

A trucking addict tells all, differential and transmission oil change intervals, truck nuts, how to get and keep the contract plus truck gallery are among the featured industry news items.

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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Reefer rates rise in March

This year’s severe winter weather delayed or reduced produce shipments, particularly from California.

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