Transcore

TransCore: Spot market rates slow

Spot market rates for dry vans exceeded contract rates in just 13 percent of lanes in the third quarter.

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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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Want a first look at TruckersEdge’s new mobile site?

All owner-operator subscribers to the TruckersEdge.net load-board service from TransCore can look forward to a new smartphone-optimized mobile site to launch officially late this year or early next, says Transcore product manager Scott McCollister. The screenshots here from the html5 app that enables the enhanced look and feel of the board on all major smartphone platforms will give you an idea of the added ease with which you'll be able to navigate the TruckersEdge tools -- ...

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New freight-finding Android app from ATS

A new freight matching app for owner-operators and other carriers comes by way of Anderson Trucking Service's brokerage wing, ATS Logistics. It didn't arrive in time for my cover story in the November edition of Truckers News, a survey of on-highway apps making life easier for drivers on the road today, so I'm sharing here. Similar to many of the other freight-finding apps detailed in the online supplement to the cover story, available here -- from ...

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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: Monthly revenue up 10%

Carriers’ monthly revenue on average was $1,607 higher per truck than in 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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Broker rates top shippers in some U.S. lanes

Trucking companies received the highest truckload rates from freight brokers and other intermediaries in 24 percent of routes, TransCore said.

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uShip’s Charles Myers details commercial freight online-auction opportunities, future

The online-auction model of the uShip.com system for retail freight is entering the commercial arena. Their new General Manager of Freight, Charles Myers (pictured), like you, is a veteran of that arena. While he’s most recently served in freight projects in China, his background also includes the Presidency of commercial load board service GetLoaded.com. “I’ve been around quite a while in the transportation industry,” Myers says. “I started with the Alabama Public Service Commission in ...

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Pocket Tools

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

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