Looking for a Reefer Load? Try These 5 Markets

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Albuquerque, NM, has been lighting up the Hot Market Map for a few weeks now. That region of New Mexico produces potatoes, onions, and beef that are shipped all over the country, leading to high volume on the load board. So if you take a load to Albuquerque from L.A.

How Hurricane Florence affects freight

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DAT connects carriers with brokers and shippers who have urgent shipping needs, including FEMA loads. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

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Cargo ships were re-routed or delayed en route to and from ports from Savannah to Baltimore. Ships in and near Hong Kong were delayed, which caused a disruption of traffic at the top U.S. Denver to Albuquerque got a 7¢ increase, to $2.18/mile.

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

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Denver is a big beer producing market, with both large production breweries and smaller craft brewers shipping beer in vans and reefers. Denver to Albuquerque jumped 28¢ to $2.35/mile.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

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We’re hearing a lot about shipping gaps in California due to delays in planting because of an unusually wet winter, which explains the flat reefer volumes last week. Denver to Albuquerque rose 10¢ for an average of 1.76/mile.

Spot Market Gets a Strong Start to May

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From June to October last year, California shipped 500,000 loads of processed tomato products. Denver to Albuquerque has been more up-and-down than usual, and last week it fell 10¢ for an average of $1.64/mile. Early May brought higher spot market rates for each trailer type.