Truckload Freight

Shipping news, analysis and rankings of U.S. truckload companies such as Swift Transportation, Landstar System and J.B. Hunt Transport Services.

Commentary

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News & Analysis

18 Feb 2017
Eager to avoid potential rate increases in the second half of the year, shippers are sitting down with trucking providers now to talk pricing.
16 Feb 2017
Echo Global Logistics sees need for even more optimization and analytics as online shopping begins to transform not just final-mile delivery but also middle-mile transport choices.
15 Feb 2017
US inventories are rising, but inventory-to-sales ratios are falling, a sign freight is moving inland faster and inventories turning over more rapidly.
14 Feb 2017
Fuel surcharges, which dropped along with fuel prices in 2015 and 2016, are now rising again, putting more pressure on shipper budgets.
13 Feb 2017
The economic impact of a challenge to Mexican trucking in the United States is small, but the debate could fuel a growing trade dispute.
09 Feb 2017
The acquistion of the Evans Network of Companies, an intermodal operator, signals renewed interest in assets as well as technology.
08 Feb 2017
Large shippers seek integrated enterprise technology that provides greater visibility and control over execution and costs, but there's no "magic elixir."
06 Feb 2017
Narrowing gap between spot and contract truckload rates heightens expectations for broader price hikes.
06 Feb 2017
The transportation providers’ confidence has been spurred by an intermodal market that is improving.
06 Feb 2017
As larger carriers try to limit capacity to improve their pricing power, smaller companies may be rushing to fill the gap.