TransCore

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.
By Jeff Berman · October 26, 2010
The spot market is continuing an impressive run in 2010, according to data in the TransCore North American Freight Index. In August, TransCore reported that spot market freight availability was up 65 percent in September year-over-year, with September hitting its highest spot market level since 2005, which TransCore said was a peak year for spot market volume.
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2010
The drumroll for high spot market freight availability continues to beat along, according to the most recent data from the TransCore North American Freight Index.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2010
While over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
<p>TransCore’s North American Freight Index for June 2010 showed a whopping112 percent increase in spot market freight availability compared to the same time period last year.</p> By Jeff Berman · July 21, 2010
Even though various freight- and economic-related indices have lost steam in recent weeks, one which continues to chug along is the TransCore North American Freight Index.

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