TransCore North America Freight Index

TransCore: January spot market rates up over year

North American Freight index rose 5 percent in January compared with January 2011 and dropped 8 percent from December.

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TransCore: January spot market up over year

North American Freight index hit a record high for January, up 5 percent compared to January 2011.

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TransCore: November spot market up over year

North American Freight Index increased 36 percent in November from November 2010.

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TransCore freight index up in September

September marked the highest same-month spot market freight availability since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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TransCore: Spot market freight falls in April

Freight volumes in the South and Midwest were hampered by extreme weather conditions during April.

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TransCore: Strong spot market freight in May

With a 216 percent increase year-over-year, this was the strongest volume for May in at least 10 years.

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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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