Posted: 08 Mar, 2019 by Chad Boblett

The kind of freight you choose to haul, whether it's through a broker or direct from a shipper, is an individual decision that is determined by a person's wants, needs and goals. I choose to work just with brokers, and February marked my seventh year pulling only spot market loads. Every month I com...

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Posted: 11 Mar, 2019 by Pat Pitz

Van and reefer rates are stabilizing, after falling for eight straight weeks. The national average van rate held steady, and van volumes are actually higher now than they were at this time last year. The national averages for reefers and flatbeds each added 1¢, but...

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Posted: 27 Feb, 2019 by Mark Montague

You’ve likely heard reports that there’s a shortage of drivers in the trucking industry. There have also been reports that a record number of heavy-duty truck orders from last year is creating a capacity surplus. So, which is it? How can we have a surplus of trucks and a shortage of driv...

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Posted: 07 Jan, 2019 by Matt Sullivan

What do you get when you combine an economy that's growing like gangbusters and a truck shortage? That'd be 2018.

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