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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
At the recent 2014 Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference, and the Food Shippers Annual Transportation Conference, I had some great discussions with industry experts. They highlighted three reasons carrier rates will rise in 2014.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Company officials said this new service enables LTL carriers publish real-time, dynamically-priced rates to––and work directly with––small to midsize shippers posting freight to the uShip freight marketplace, which, in turn, helps LTL carriers optimize their highest yield profit segment.
Posted on 01/23 at 05:59 AM
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Company officials said this impressive gain was the result of atypical season patterns, noting that freight levels usually peak in the second quarter and subsequently tail off the rest of the year, whereas in 2013 the market stayed firm throughout the year.
Posted on 01/23 at 04:56 AM
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
DAT, a subsidiary of Portland, Oregon-based TransCore, recently reported that spot market truckload volume dropped 5.3 percent from August to September, based on its DAT North American Freight Index. Company officials said that this decline is seasonal.
Posted on 10/15 at 01:21 PM
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Spot market freight volumes in August saw an 8.4 percent annual gain, according to data released by TransCore’s DAT North American Freight Index this week, marking the sixth time in 2012 monthly volumes have been up year-over-year.
Monday, July 16, 2012
TransCore’s DAT North American Freight Index, which reflects spot market freight availability on its network of load boards in the United States and Canada, posted a 6.3 percent gain in June on an annual basis while setting a same-month record for highest freight volume in the month of June.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Recent data from TransCore noted that April marked the best single month volume output for the spot market, based on its TransCore’s DAT North American Freight Index, which reflects spot market freight availability on its network of load boards in the United States and Canada.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
At a time when truckload capacity remains fairly tight and is expected to remain that way, freight brokerages appear to be reaping the benefits. That was a central theme in a recent report issued by TransCore,
Monday, April 09, 2012
The survey revealed that the number of carriers saying they are using more brokerage services doubled from 15 percent in August 2011 to nearly 33 percent in February 2012, with 67 percent saying they are using fewer brokers.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
TransCore said its North American Freight Index for December saw an 11 percent gain on an annual basis and represented the second highest freight volume for the month of December since 2005.
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