The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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Van freight gears up for the holidays

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Van freight stabilizes in early October

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But freight has mostly "normalized” on the spot market. NOTE: The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios for dry van freight. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates. Elsewhere: Dallas to Denver plunged 24¢ to $2.40/mile.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Together, the ratio and rates offer strong evidence yet that the freight recession is over. Higher prices out of Memphis and Columbus tell us that retail traffic is moving, and higher rates out of Dallas and Seattle show us that the improvement is far-reaching.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

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It begs the question: what happens to your freight during a natural disaster? This could be from debris or flooding, especially since freight trucking is the most common mode of transport. Despite delayed delivery times, rest assured that your freight is out of harm’s way and trust your carrier’s disaster preparedness. Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

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We’ve seen a big increase in van freight moving from Atlanta and Charlotte down into the state. Load counts also continued to climb out of Dallas and Houston, as Texas works its way back to business as usual.

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update W51

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Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update Wk 51. growth in world cargo volumes for 2017, air freight rates have been dramatically up this peak season. About The Freightos International Freight Index.

Dog days of summer freight?

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This would typically be a down time for freight, and while rates in July and August are lower than they were in June, they're still 25 to 30% higher than last year. FALLING RATES Outbound rates were down quite a bit from Memphis , Dallas and Charlotte.

Top 10 Freight Markets for Contract and Spot Freight

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Current trends in freight can be explained by looking at the top ten contract markets by percentage of contract-spot mix. Top markets for van freight. For van freight, the top two contract markets are in southern California. England depend on longhaul freight out of the West.

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2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over

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The freight recession is over. Energy exploration and fracking petered out, and the accompanying freight dried up. Freight volume and rates finally began to revive in May 2016, and year-over-year volume comparisons turned positive in August.

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

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Freight rates have steadily declined since the Fourth of July, but they're still high. There isn’t much urgency for long-haul freight at this time of year, so a lot of shipping has moved over to rail. Dallas to Denver lost 25¢ at $2.59/mile.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

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HOT MARKETS: The biggest changes last week were in California, where reefer freight finally started to move out of Fresno and Sacramento in serious quantities, but load counts fell sharply in L.A. Atlanta to Dallas is typically a more stable lane, but rates there rose 38¢ to $2.36

Reefer freight sizzles in South Texas

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Where's the Freight? 5 Markets with Lots of Van Loads

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Of the 13 major van freight markets tracked weekly in DAT Trendlines , only Memphis had an average outbound rate above $2.00/mile last week. Dallas is the top destination for loads, but Texas is in a freight slump. isn't much better than Dallas. Freight Rates

Inspection Blitz Sends Freight Rates Skyward

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Freight rates were relatively calm back when the full enforcement of the ELD mandate went into effect on April 1, as conditions had already settled into what’s feeling like the "new normal." Spot market demand has already exploded in June.

Spring Has Sprung for Spot Market Freight

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Produce season is also kicking into high gear in many reefer markets, which affects dry van freight. Los Angeles moved up to number 1 for van load counts, followed by Dallas at number 2, so not all the gains in volumes were about the Northeast.

What happened to all the Texas freight?

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In the first half of the year, the spot market in Texas was boiling over, with not nearly enough trucks to cover the growing demand for freight. Regional van markets like Dallas and Memphis —which send freight to Houston—seem to be impacted by the slowdown in oil drilling as well.

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Flatbed Freight Continues to Gain Momentum

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February has been a strong month for flatbed freight. Looking to move flatbed freight? DAT has the largest digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more loads posted daily than any other load board.

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

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West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. In mid-September, we were focused on evacuating the Carolinas and diverting trucks and freight away from Hurricane Florence. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

Freight Availability Remains High, Despite Declines

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In fact, there were more load posts on DAT Load Boards from January through September 2015 than in any other year except 2014 -- which was an exceptional year in freight transportation.

Thanksgiving surge boosts reefer prices; van freight heads east

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The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios by state, for dry van freight. There has been a strong freight surge moving from Los Angeles toward the East, which is causing higher outbound volumes in cities like Chicago , Columbus and Memphis.

Will We See an Early Spring for Dry Van Freight?

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Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

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Both those markets are distribution hubs for e-commerce, which has stretched the traditional holiday retail freight season well into December. A lot of holiday freight heading into the Northeast ends up in distribution centers in Allentown, PA, which has led to higher inbound rates there.

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Major Freight Markets Saw Biggest Rate Surge of the Year

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Freight patterns showed increased retail trade ahead of Memorial Day weekend, and since some drivers finished the week up early ahead of the holiday weekend, capacity also tightened. Dallas to Tulsa rates were also up, likely due to oil-related traffic.

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

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The number of loads available on the spot market last month was also up more than 100% compared to February 2016, which is a pretty good sign that the freight recession really is over. Since the freight coming out didn’t pay very well, inbound lanes paid more.

March Freight Moves Out on a High Note

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That song is from "Carousel" and I started humming it under my breath as I sat down to write about last week's freight market. Looks like we won't have to wait until June for freight and rates to be "bustin' out all over" though, because rates are already heading in that direction.

Is the Freight Recession Really Over?

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At the beginning of the year, DAT Pricing Analyst Mark Montague declared that the freight recession was over. Since then, we've been in the middle of what's traditionally been the slow season for freight.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

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A lot of the spot market freight volumes that were stalled in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey have started to come back. Last week, Houston's van freight volumes rebounded to 88% of pre-storm levels. That’s a common trend when the flow of freight shifts southward.

Freight Abounds, but Rates Return to July Levels

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We expected the sizzling hot freight market to cool off a little, and it did. NOT SO HOT - Volume dropped last week out of Dallas , Philadelphia , Elizabeth NJ, and Lakeland in Central Florida, but outbound rate trends were not consistent. Van Freight Abounds, but Rates are Down.

3 Cheers for the Spring Freight Season!

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Spring has sprung, bringing a long-awaited upward trend in freight volume.and RATES!! But seasonal freight is coming soon, and it should provide welcome relief for carriers after a quiet winter. Dallas was pretty quiet, but demand is picking up in Houston and Laredo.

Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

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Van freight availability rebounded 3% on the spot market last week , and truck posts increased 2%. Texas had less freight than usual, and a lot more trucks, especially in the Dallas area during the GATS Expo.

Last-Minute Christmas Freight Boosts Truckload Volume

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Freight brokers offered four days’ worth of loads for vans, and five days' worth of loads for reefers, but most truckers were not interested in working even the full four days. Rates were affected by weather as well as last-minute freight shipments in the days before Christmas.

Home Depot plans multi-million-square-foot distribution centre in Grand Prairie Texas

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The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday in favour of giving more than $6 million in incentives for The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), which plans to open a multimillion-square-foot center in southern Dallas that will bring about 800 jobs to the area. This is an opportunity that will be beneficial to many of the residents of the city of Dallas. The center, a build-to-suit project, will be located at 9314 West Jefferson Blvd.

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Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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That's normal, since it comes right after the end of Q1, when shippers are rushing to move freight before closing their books. Reefer freight has been gaining momentum. Flatbed freight was strong in March, and there was a spike in rates to close the month.