TransCore

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 John D. Schulz · September 9, 2011
Trucking rates are rising and will continue to outstrip the pace of inflation as carrier capacity has tightened, experts and industry officials are predicting.
By Jeff Berman · August 16, 2011
Spot market truckload volumes in July were strong, representing the seventh straight month of record same month spot market freight availability and were up 22 percent on an annual basis, according to new data from TransCore.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2011
Spot market truckload volumes in June were the second-highest ever recorded in 2011 and in the 15 years they have been tracked by TransCore, the company recently reported.
By Jeff Berman · May 24, 2011
Recent data from TransCore indicated that spot market truck capacity recorded its single highest weekly volume in the last six months. The firm said that truck availability rose 8.0 percent on its DAT Network of load boards, with truck postings for all equipment types seeing gains, including: flatbeds up 8.4 percent; reefer vans up 8.3 percent, and dry vans are up 4.9 percent from the week of May 7 to the week of May 14.
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 31, 2011
TransCore reported that linehaul rates for vans on the spot market were up 38 percent in the 64 national lanes it tracks. But it also pointed out that rate declines in the remaining lanes left the national average up 0.8 percent.
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 · February 14, 2011
In 2010, easy annual comparisons to a troubled 2009 often paved the way for favorable data trends in the freight transportation sector. Based on recent data in TransCore’s TrendLines report, those comparisons for the trucking sector are still heading in the right direction early into 2011.
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.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2010
As has been the case in recent months, the spot market continues to post impressive gains on an annual basis, according to data from the TransCore North American Freight Index.

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