spot market

Getting the best rates: Two approaches

| October 01, 2014

Owner-operators Rico Muhammad and Chad Boblett share Tortoise-and-Hare approaches to using data toward commanding better rates.

Riding the spot market boom

| October 01, 2014

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.

When rates drive capacity: Growth in new-carrier registrations follows spot-market rate boom

| September 19, 2014

Owner-operators with their eyes on real-time demand data are well-positioned to capitalize on a large volume of freight -- and attendant good rates -- available from brokers in the spot market.

FTR, Internet Truckstop to forecast spot market activity

| September 10, 2014

FTR and Internet Truckstop announced a new strategic industry partnership to offer market analysis and specificity for both contract and spot freight segments by region and by trailer type.

Pay by performance, rate trends

| February 01, 2014

Was 2013 the year that changed driver pay forever? Gordon Klemp seems to think so. Catch a vid with him here from the TCA meeting in Nashville and find out why. Some potentially good news ...

Van rates holding, spot-market demand rising

| November 22, 2013

Good news in all segments nationally is that load-to-truck ratios were up significantly in the past week.

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

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