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. Short Answer: Yes.

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. Short Answer: Yes.

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. Short Answer: Yes.

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

DAT Solutions

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. Freight Rates

Flatbed Freight Continues to Gain Momentum

DAT Solutions

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.

Thanksgiving surge boosts reefer prices; van freight heads east

DAT Solutions

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.

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

DAT Solutions

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.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

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.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

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.

Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

DAT Solutions

Freight markets are heating up in the Sun Belt. Flatbeds saw rising freight volume and rates in the Southwest and a handful of Southeastern markets. Flatbed freight is strongest in the Southeast region, but not in the usual locations.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This week a sobering reminder from New England Motor Freight (NEMF) that all parties ultimately come to an end. We have worked hard to explore options for New England Motor Freight,” Colistra explained in a statement posted on the company’s website on Feb.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

EFT

TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres.

Trends 2019: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

technologies that interact, communicate and create lakes of vital freight information is now entering the supply chain and these will be instrumental in bringing about the smart supply chain.”[2] Joanne Phoenix ( @drjoannephoenix ) explains, “It is widely accepted that the Internet of Things market is growing at an exponential rate and becoming the norm for many, with 3.6bn connected devices used for daily tasks [in 2018].

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4 reasons flatbed should bounce back soon

DAT Solutions

After a strong first quarter, flatbed freight has slowed in April. Rates have held steady - Even though freight volumes have fallen in April, the national average rate remains at $2.34/mi., Las Vegas to Phoenix gained 42¢ to $2.97/mi.

Flatbed rates and volumes move upward

DAT Solutions

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. Phoenix to El Paso, TX gained 32¢ to $2.08/mi.

Guest Commentary: P.O. Management Programs – Know Pain, Know Gain!

Talking Logistics

Robinson through the acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in 2012. For eight years while at Phoenix International, Clark was responsible for the development of the purchase order, vendor management, and bundled logistics service offerings. As a participant in managing all or part of your company’s supply chain, you may know the pain of answering sometimes difficult questions. Where is my order? Why is it late? When will it get here?

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

This work is typically periodic to accompany a freight bid or an end-to-end project. Forty years ago as a chemical engineering student, I learned the tedious craft of chemical plant design. It was a world of heat exchangers , distillation columns, reactors, tanks, pumps, valves and dryers.

All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

The best-laid plans for e-commerce shipping will fail when shippers do not consider this final, vital leg of the journey, and those that do take the time to understand its challenges and focus on last mile delivery can excel in e-commerce, and deliver more freight to consumers, boosting profitability.”[3] miles in Phoenix.”[4]. The last mile of most traditional logistics’ journeys ended at a retail store.

5 Best Places to Find a Load Fast

DAT Solutions

Spot market freight rates in L.A. to Phoenix paid an average of $2.62 Freight RatesLooking for a load? Here are the five best places to find a van load fast.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Christmas came calling for reefer carriers

DAT Solutions

Shippers had plenty of last-minute freight to deliver before Christmas, and that stopped the slow slide we had been seeing in reefer freight. Twin Falls, ID, to Phoenix dropped 29¢ to $2.85/mile.

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The Best Practices of LTL Shipping

Cerasis

Unfortunately, carriers have made figuring out best practices and freight pricing difficult, but you can simplify the process if you know how to distinguish different modes of shipping, when to use less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping, and how combining LTL shipping with other modes of shipping will provide the greatest benefit. This can be a critical part of achieving rapid Freight distribution from manufacturer to distribution center to regional locations.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.

This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Rose 0.8% The service will begin in Los Angeles and New York on November 17, with plans to expand it to Dallas, New Orleans, Houston, Phoenix, and other cities next year. Lots of interesting news to discuss today, so let’s go straight to it.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding.

Post-Easter rebound doesn't reach truckload rates

DAT Solutions

Although van freight volumes recovered following Easter week, it wasn't enough to boost the national average van rate, which remains at $1.81/mi. Freight volumes (loads actually moved) in the top 100 lanes are higher this year than they've been the past 3 years.

Higher van volumes fail to boost rates

DAT Solutions

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 Phoenix gained 10¢ to $1.32/mi.

Signs of Spring in Flatbed Markets

DAT Solutions

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. Phoenix to Dallas slipped 46¢ to $1.89/mile, about where it was in mid-January.

Hot Flatbed Segment Shows Signs of Cooling

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million load and truck posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions.

Van demand increases ahead of Labor Day

DAT Solutions

Last week there was a rebound in van freight volumes — up about 8% — as stores continue to move back-to-school groceries and other merchandise before the Labor Day holiday weekend. Denver to Phoenix increased 18¢ to $1.29/mile.

Spot Market Reefer Rates Hit a 3-Year High

DAT Solutions

Lately, the spot market for refrigerated freight has looked a lot more like June than November. Fresh produce often drives the demand for reefer freight, and this year, wet fields and high summer temps led to late planting and lower yields out of California.

Reefer Capacity Gets Tighter Ahead of Thanksgiving

DAT Solutions

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so trucks are still in high demand to move refrigerated freight. Just like with dry van freight , reefer capacity tightened in the first week of November, meaning that shippers and brokers had a harder time finding trucks to move those reefer loads.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S. The project is expected to increase cargo flights out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport by 2,000 a year, eventually reaching 10,000 by 2036.

Flatbed Demand Soars, Boosting Rates 11¢

DAT Solutions

DAT 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.

Pacific Northwest Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

The Pacific Northwest is heating up , with high demand for vans and reefers, and not enough trucks to haul the seasonal freight. Rates are derived from DAT RateView , and are based on actual rate agreements between freight brokers and carriers. From Phoenix, your rates to L.A.

Booming Oil Industry Boosts Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Las Vegas to Phoenix also jumped up to $2.97/mile. Florida has a balance problem, where the demand for inbound freight is much higher than the demand for outbound trucks. The energy sector heated up in January, which contributed to higher flatbed load counts for the month.

Reefer Demand Remains High in Mid-Winter

DAT Solutions

Reefer load counts stayed high through the second week of January, with temperature-controlled trailers being used in many areas to keep freight from freezing in the cold weather. to Phoenix dropped 33¢ but still averaged $3.35/mile.