Truckload Freight

Truckload Freight

News & Analysis

16 Jul 2014
Marten Transport provided evidence this week that tightening truck capacity is leading to higher contract truck rates.
16 Jul 2014
States are being urged to review their permitting processes for oversized truck shipments following an accident last year that led to an interstate bridge collapse.
Spot market truckload freight volume jumped 50 percent year-over-year in June.
16 Jul 2014
The surge in import volumes and freight traffic seen at U.S. ports and on intermodal rail lines and highways in the second quarter sent spot market truck volumes and rates soaring in June.
15 Jul 2014
Logistical changes that focus on making high-density lanes for core trucking customers could be at the center of the trucking industry’s attempts to quell imbalance and driver shortages.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
15 Jul 2014
Following slower intermodal train speeds and rail service disruptions that hampered volume growth in the second quarter, J.B. Hunt Transport Services has lowered its expectations...
14 Jul 2014
A stronger U.S. industrial economy and surging imports are helping trucking companies hire more workers, despite continued reports of a driver shortage.
Weekly wrap-up for July 5, 2014
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
18 Jun 2014
Fast-growing Bolt Holdings has added a truckload carrier to its portfolio.
17 Jun 2014
Spot market freight volumes, as measured by the DAT North American Freight Index, have started to normalize after a harsh winter that drove the index to new heights.
12 Jun 2014
The U.S. freight economy is humming in June. Rising industrial demand is colliding with tight truckload capacity, sending spot market truck rates rising.