How Hurricane Florence affects freight

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FEMA and other emergency responders will move freight to temporary warehouses just outside the storm zone, waiting until road conditions are stable. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most.

How Will ELDs and Christmas Affect Van Rates?

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The distribution centers and warehouses in those markets serve the big population centers of the Northeast, so a lot of retail freight is being hauled to its final destination now. Before this week, the spot market had been a bit calmer in December compared to November.

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

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on Friday, as the re-scheduled freight emerged from warehouses and headed east and north. Denver to Albuquerque got a 7¢ increase, to $2.18/mile. West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. Blame the weather.