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Trucking Freight Brokers

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News & Analysis

12 Dec 2014
Truckload carriers are increasingly optimistic about 2015, with 76 percent expecting freight volumes to increase and 86 percent forecasting higher rates, according to a Transport Capital Partners survey.
10 Dec 2014
USA Truck is opening a brokerage office in Jacksonville, Florida and expanding its Chicago presence as shippers seek additional truck capacity.
10 Dec 2014
The likelihood that truck drivers will have different hours of service rules next year is increasing, as Congress wraps language that will change suspend some 2013 HOS changes into its $1 trillion spending bill.
03 Dec 2014
The proposed acquisition of truck brokerage Freightquote.com is much more than attempt by C.H. Robinson to gain more business or e-commerce sales; the $365 million deal underscores and perhaps accelerates a major change in the U.S. less-than-truckload market.
YRC Freight truck driver Alphonso Lewis
02 Dec 2014
The U.S. trucking industry is committing to hire 100,000 military veterans over the next two years to fight a shortage of truck drivers as the military begins to reduce the number of active service members.
02 Dec 2014
The largest U.S. freight broker, $12.8 billion C.H. Robinson Worldwide, is buying one of the largest Internet-based truck freight brokers, Freightquote.com. The $365 million cash deal will open new opportunities for C.H. Robinson in e-commerce and less-than-truckload markets.
26 Nov 2014
Spot market dry van truck rates in the U.S. rose in the week that ended Nov. 22 and are more than 9 percent higher than in the same week a year ago, DAT Solutions said.
19 Nov 2014
Collaboration, cooked with perspiration and flavored by imagination with a dash of desperation, is the main course being served at the National Industrial Transportation League’s annual conference and TransComp Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
18 Nov 2014
When Bradley S. Jacobs thinks about technology and the future of transportation, he thinks big. The CEO of XPO Logistics believes autonomous driverless trucks and three-dimensional printing will change the way goods are produced and shipped within the next few decades, utterly changing global supply chains.
09 Nov 2014
Notable quotes from sources in news stories and analysis on JOC.com from Monday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 8.