TransCore Freight index

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 freight index up in October

North American Freight Index climbed 39 percent last month compared with October 2010.

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TransCore freight index surges in August

Firm said its North American Freight Index climbed 47 percent in August compared with the same month in 2010.

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TransCore: July spot freight continues trend

July marked the seventh consecutive month of record year-over-year spot market freight availability.

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Spot freight rates up slightly in February

Nationwide van rates for truck freight moved on the spot market remained stable in February, according to TransCore.

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Spot freight up in September

TransCore's spot freight index reached the highest level for the month since 2005.

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Spot freight index in July increases

TransCore index for July increased 122 percent over July 2009, but declined 14 percent from June level.

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Spot freight index up 215% in February

Freight availability on the North American spot market in February more than tripled from a year earlier, based on the TransCore Freight Index. February’s increase of 215 percent marked the fifth consecutive month of improvement on a year-over-year basis and indicated unusually strong seasonal volume. The level for February, normally a weak month for spot freight, was within 5 percent of the record levels reached in 2004. The TransCore North America Freight Index measures truckload freight volume found ...

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Spot freight index jumps in December

December's freight index was the highest since September 2008 and double that of December 2008.

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Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

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