Per-mile spot market rates for all three segments — reefer, dry van and flatbed — fell in October, sticking with trends of 2012 and 2011, according to Internet Truckstop's monthly rate data, released this week. ...
Reefer rates bucked the trend in September, being the lone standout to not experience a rate drop in the month, according to Internet Truckstops' monthly per-mile spot market rate data, released this week.
For the second straight month, all three segments experienced rate increases.
Dry van rates topped $2 in June — the first time since 2005 — and then toppled.
Trucking will not be able to restore quickly the driver and truck capacity it lost during the recession.
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