TransCore’s DAT North American Freight index was up 24 percent in February from January, but declined 5.2 percent compared with February 2011.
North American Freight index rose 5 percent in January compared with January 2011 and dropped 8 percent from December.
North American Freight index hit a record high for January, up 5 percent compared to January 2011.
Loads declined 14 percent in December from November but were 25 percent higher than the previous year.
North American Freight Index increased 36 percent in November from November 2010.
North American Freight Index climbed 39 percent last month compared with October 2010.
September marked the highest same-month spot market freight availability since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Firm said its North American Freight Index climbed 47 percent in August compared with the same month in 2010.
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