7-Week Streak of Higher Rates Ends – For Now

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Denver to Albuquerque, NM , was down 33¢ to $2.04/mile. It could be a case of Columbus being out of inventory, given the extra activity that happened out of there following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which meant freight going into Buffalo had to be sourced elsewhere. Van spot market rates moderated last week, especially on the backhaul lanes where rates spiked two weeks ago.

Van and Reefer Operators Give Thanks for Rate Increases

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Other Hot Markets include Albuquerque, Grand Rapids and Little Rock. Twin Falls, Idaho is a great source for outbound reefer loads, prior to Thanksgiving. Thanks in part to seasonal food items, rates are finally trending back up for vans and reefers. Late harvests are beginning the journey to your Thanksgiving table, via food processing plants and distribution centers.