Spot Market

By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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,
By Jeff Berman · April 9, 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · November 16, 2011
Company officials said that this output marked the highest same-month volume since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and was the highest same month volume since then.
By Jeff Berman · October 31, 2011
TransCore officials said the top paying lane was for short-hauls from Philadelphia to Boston, with average round trip rates at $2.09 per mile, which was up 1 percent from the previous week
By Jeff Berman · October 18, 2011
September volumes were 3.2 percent better than August and were up 45 percent compared to September 2010, marking the highest spot market freight availability since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2011
The firm reported that August volumes represented the eighth straight month of record same month spot market freight availability, with a 47 percent increase in its North American Freight Index compared to August 2010.
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2011
The firm reported that August volumes represented the eighth straight month of record same month spot market freight availability, with a 47 percent increase in its North American Freight Index compared to August 2010.
By Jeff Berman · May 18, 2011
The truckload spot market in April was down 14 percent from April but showed a 12 percent annual gain compared to April 2010, said TransCore officials. They added that freight volumes in the South and Midwest regions of the U.S. were impacted most by the weather.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2011
According to TransCore, March load volume was up 23 percent from February and 40 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · March 14, 2011
As truck tonnage levels show decent annual growth levels with capacity remaining tight, it does not come as a surprise to see the trucking spot market continue running along at a swift level. That is the consensus from TransCore which said in a recent release that truckload freight availability increased by 12 percent for the week ending March 5, according to traffic in its TransCore TrendLines report.
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2011
As was the case for most of 2010, annual improvements in spot market performance were prevalent. This was evidenced by data released by the TransCore North American Freight Index this week.

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