Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Regional Freight Volume Update ? . Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

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But freight has mostly "normalized” on the spot market. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions. NOTE: The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios for dry van freight. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

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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. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014.

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. Houston is also a major freight hub for rail and sea traffic, as well as trucking, including trade with Mexico by land and with South America and other regions by sea. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

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LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area. YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

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Freight rates have been in decline since the calendar flipped to 2019. 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. Out West, Denver to Oklahoma City added 14¢ at $1.38/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately?

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. 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. National Average Freight Rates - April to-date.

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.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

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Freight rates have been in decline since the calendar flipped to 2019. 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. Out West, Denver to Oklahoma City added 14¢ at $1.38/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately?

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." DAT load boards provide 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.

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. Houston to Oklahoma City is lane influenced heavily by the energy sector, and rates fell 16¢ to $2.02/mile. It's unusual to see an uptick in volumes at this point in the summer, but the top 100 van lanes set all-time records for volumes last week.

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. The tighter capacity meant that many shippers had to pay a premium to move freight ahead of the holiday weekend, so outbound rates were up in almost every major van freight market. Houston to Oklahoma City rose 24¢ to an average of $2.04/mile.

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. Flatbed freight was strong in March, and there was a spike in rates to close the month. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.

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. Flatbed freight was strong in March, and there was a spike in rates to close the month. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.

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. Texas has been quiet in recent weeks, but the lane from Houston to Oklahoma City rose 14¢ to $2.26/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. Houston to Oklahoma City dropped 19¢ to $2.04/mile. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature.

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill

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Kevin is also the co-host of the popular freight sales podcast, Put That Coffee Down. Kevin earned an MBA from the University of Oklahoma. FreightWaves is the leading freight intelligence provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform. The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill. Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch discuss why the niches have riches, which refers to the advantage of specializing and owning a niche.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Additionally, according to Freight Waves, “outbound tender rejections have increased week-over-week for the first time since the OTRI peaked at 19.25% on March 28.”. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Increases in volumes started climbing this week steadily but still down 10-15% year-over-year according to Freight Waves’ Sonar indexes. . This has especially been the case for Pacific N orth P lains and in outbound California refrigerated freight. . Oklahoma .

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.”. I went to Home Depot earlier this week to return a purchase, and the customer in front of me wanted to exchange a defective power tool with the same model, but he couldn’t find any on the shelf even though the store’s inventory system said 5 units were in stock.

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. Walmart says the carbon-fiber trailer is around 4,000 pounds lighter than a conventional one, allowing a truck to carry more freight without the need for increased power or fuel consumption.

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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. Below are five markets where you can find a reefer load fast and make a nice profit. Each is in the top 20 for load posts and has load-to-truck ratios well above the national average of 3.9

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

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. Find a load from Oklahoma City to San Antonio , which is a headhaul lane paying an average of $2.21

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Kansas’ produce season transportation spikes influence freight capacity and rates in early summer continuing through August. Expect to see rate spikes and thinner capacity for Upstate New York freight at the end of the summer through the beginning of fall as fruit and corn are harvested. . Oklahoma.

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. Many of these FEMA loads are being handled by freight brokers and 3PLs who are making the loads available on DAT load boards. There is a backlog of seasonal freight, including apples and potatoes, as well as the usual consumer goods.

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. DAT Flatbed TriHaul of the Week: Houston - Oklahoma City - Ft Worth - Houston. So, you’re taking a load from Houston to Oklahoma City , and then you haul a second load from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth.

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. 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.

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. This resulted in road closures which impacted major freight markets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the final week of April which usually sees a spike in demand. Freight Rates

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. 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. Denver to Oklahoma City slipped 14¢ to $1.12/mi.

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. The biggest increase was on the lane from Denver to Oklahoma City , which was up 13¢ to $1.40/mile – not much there to be excited about.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

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New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. Regarding the Texas lawsuit, it’s unclear whether the court will hold a hearing or issue any decision before December 1, according to Will Sehestedt, government affairs manager for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade organization for freight brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts.

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. He also worked on Wall Street using business intelligence to inform mergers and acquisitions. Today, Kevin takes us through his journey creating a CarrierList of 22,000 with the goal of building up a carrier network and database ready for shippers, brokers and 3PLs.