Truckload Freight

Truckload Freight

Heavy truck news and resources, covering commercial trucks, tractor trailers, tonnage and more.

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25 Jan 2015
The U.S. average spot rate for a dry van truck on DAT load boards dropped below $2 per mile last week for the fist time since May, as a slower post-holiday freight season began.
23 Jan 2015
Higher rates, better utilization, more drivers and new holiday business meant more revenue and profit for Covenant Transportation in 2014.
22 Jan 2015
Three straight quarters of stronger U.S.
19 Jan 2015
As the battle among carriers to attract and keep truck drivers becomes more intense, some carriers are increasi
16 Jan 2015
The U.S. economic engine is powering cross-border sales and truck freight traffic with Canada, sending spot-market cross-border loads to record highs, TransCore Link Logistics says.
15 Jan 2015
U.S. freight shipments and shipper transport spending both dropped from the previous month in December, but remained close to a post-recession high, according to the Cass Freight Index.
A tractor-trailer approaches the U.S.-Mexico border.
13 Jan 2015
Even if Mexican carriers rush to apply for U.S. authority, getting freight across the border won't become easier without improved customs processes, an expert on U.S.-Mexican trade says.
12 Jan 2015
Total Quality Logistics increased total revenue 31.3 percent in 2014 to $2.1 billion as the U.S. economy grew faster and shippers came up short on truck capacity.
09 Jan 2015
For-hire trucking companies tracked by the Labor Department hired 7,300 employees in December, capping a year-end hiring surge.
08 Jan 2015
Dry van truckload spot rates dropped slightly post-holiday, but remain elevated, especially in the West, where port congestion keeps demand and pricing high.