freight trends

Eight owner-operator takeaways from a trucking economist’s talk

Eight owner-operator takeaways from a trucking economist’s talk

Here are some points made by trucking economist John Larkin, plus Overdrive's take on how they could have some bearing on owner-operators, especially independents.

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Reefer leads volume boost on the spot market

Reefer leads volume boost on the spot market

Where it's hot and where it's not -- load volume shows increases in this weekly freight trends spotlight, but rates slip a little: hot market maps and analysis for dry van, reefer and flatbed.

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Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.

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