My Worst Load Ever: Hauling Oregon Potato Chips to Texas

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The cargo was bagged potato chips. But Hermiston is a dead zone for freight, and I had just deadheaded 200 miles to get there from Prineville, another dead zone. The worst load of my career started off as just another day in early October, 2013.

Where Did the Loads Go?

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But van load availability returned to mid-November levels last week, as a 25% decline in load posts reversed a big, post-Thanksgiving gain in spot market freight. Reefer freight was also quiet last week , as fresh food shipments hit a brief lull between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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