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.

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. Houston to Oklahoma City was down 8¢ to $1.97/mile. Reefer freight is in transition. Meanwhile, the bulk of California freight has yet to hit the spot market.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

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Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

Spring freight rates: Stable or stuck?

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Refrigerated produce freight has been notably absent from the picture, so that likely has some reefers competing for van freight. National Average Freight Rates - April to-date. Houston to Oklahoma City slipped 12¢ to $1.92/mi.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

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Freight rates have been in decline since the calendar flipped to 2019. Out West, Denver to Oklahoma City added 14¢ at $1.38/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately? If you're a small carrier or owner-operator, you're not alone.

How Hurricane Florence affects freight

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Big weather events like this usually affect the spot freight market in three stages. Before the storm , there’s urgency to move freight into the area or out of the way of the storm’s path.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

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Freight rates have been in decline since the calendar flipped to 2019. Out West, Denver to Oklahoma City added 14¢ at $1.38/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately? If you're a small carrier or owner-operator, you're not alone.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Oklahoma.

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

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We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July. That would’ve led to more reefer trucks competing for van freight, and the extra capacity kept rates down.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Oklahoma.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Oklahoma.

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.

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. Houston to Oklahoma City rose 24¢ to an average of $2.04/mile.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

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Demand for trucks will likely increase in the coming weeks, with FEMA loads and emergency freight heading to the Florida Panhandle, Georgia and the Carolinas. How to find FEMA loads and trucks, and what to consider when handling emergency freight.

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. Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Reefer freight has been gaining momentum.

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. Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Reefer freight has been gaining momentum.

Spot market settles after Hurricane Florence

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As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence. Unlike with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the impact from Florence on freight movements was mostly felt regionally.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

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Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value (WSJ – sub. million round, backing Freightos’ global freight platform. Oklahoma grocers set to deploy fleet of autonomous vans for final-mile deliveries (CCJ).

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

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Freight Shipments Fell 0.2% Its Control Tower solution for an equipment and supplies provider includes on-site staff in Houston, Oklahoma and Louisiana executing more than 75,000 truckloads per year.”.

Flatbed rates and volumes move upward

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While van and reefer rates saw a decline in March compared to February, flatbed bucked the trend, making gains in both freight volumes and rates. Some of the lanes where rates increased last week included: Houston to Oklahoma City jumped 38¢ to $2.55/mi.

Looking for a Reefer Load? Try These 5 Markets

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Amarillo, TX, is a major beef-producing market, and most outbound loads there are heading to Oklahoma or elsewhere in Texas. Freight RatesThe national reefer rate average lost 5¢ last week, but there are still pockets in the country where reefer demand remains high.

This Week in Logistics News (March 3-7, 2014)

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Con-way Freight Introduces Drive Safe Systems™. FedEx Freight to Increase Shipping Rates. Meanwhile, Con-way Freight announced the full deployment of Drive Safe Systems™, a suite of advanced on-board “monitor, sense and alert” technologies.

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Carrier Insights with Kevin Hill

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Kevin has an MBA from the University of Oklahoma and was a freight broker. download the audio file. Podcast Summary: In this episode, Joe interviews Kevin Hill , president and founder of CarrierLists.com.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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Oklahoma. Oklahoma. #43. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

Higher van volumes fail to boost rates

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Van freight volumes did increase more than 6% in the last week of March, but there was enough capacity to cover the demand. Freight volumes were up more than 10% in Houston last week, with pushed prices up on several lanes. Denver to Oklahoma City slipped 14¢ to $1.12/mi.

How to Make Money on "Backhaul Tuesday"

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You see, the most common length of haul is between 250 and 550 miles for intercity freight. I realize that many truckers object to the whole idea of "headhaul" and "backhaul" rates, but this is just the reality of spot market freight. Freight Rates

Truckload Rates Rise, as Harvey Flood Waters Subside

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Trends for Harvey-related rates and freight volumes continue to solidify in the DAT database, but it’s already clear that rates are going to be extra-high on any loads heading into Houston or to metro areas that are just outside the storm zone. Freight Rates

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

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Spot market freight showed signs of renewed life last week, even though rates slipped lower compared to the week before last. Also, when demand slacks off for van and reefer freight, there are more trucks available.

Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

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Rates are derived from DAT RateView , and are based on actual rate agreements between freight brokers and carriers. Houston to Oklahoma City and back is a pretty good run for flatbeds, as long as you can complete the roundtrip in two days, including load and unload times.

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

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As home to three inland ports, nearly 4,000 miles of rail and over 12,000 miles of highways, Oklahoma is rightfully recognized as and benefits from being one of the nation’s leading transportation hubs and America’s Corner. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Van rates drop to 16-month low

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DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions.

Is Spring Shipping Season Finally Here?

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DAT load boards provides the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 179 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

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New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

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DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 279 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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Contract carriers are busy with their regularly scheduled hauls, so a lot of the late-arriving freight gets tendered to brokers and 3PLs. The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios by state, for dry van freight. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.