Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

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South Dakota has also been a hot state for flatbeds lately, with lots of loads originating in the Rapid City market. 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.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Houston to Oklahoma City was down 8¢ to $1.97/mile. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014. That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains.

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Van Rates Remain at 2-Year Highs

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per mile, and the lane from Houston to Oklahoma City hit a new high of $2.30 National average van rates remain at their highest level in nearly two years. Two weeks ago van load-to-truck ratios spiked.

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The 21st Century Supply Chain

2013 – Massive tornado packing 200 mph winds in the Oklahoma City area. by Bill DuBois If you had anything to do with supply chain planning in the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP), you may consider those years the “good ol’ days”.

Seasonal Lull Continues for Flatbeds, But Bright Spots Emerge

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A few individual markets outside that region also offered a lot of loads, and trucks were relatively scarce, creating opportunities in Pittsburgh, Mobile, Savannah and Oklahoma City, among other markets.

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

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per mile, and Sacramento to Salt Lake City jumped up 19¢ per mile, to $2.73. Oklahoma City is also super-hot for flatbeds. Shippers and freight brokers are singing a Merle Haggard classic this week, to their van and reefer BFFs: "L.A.

Major Freight Markets Saw Biggest Rate Surge of the Year

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Houston to Oklahoma City rose 24¢ to an average of $2.04/mile. Flatbed load counts are still strong in Texas , but it was the port cities of Los Angeles and Jacksonville that propelled rates, along with inland markets like Cleveland, Raleigh, and Rock Island, IL.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Rock Island to Kansas City was also up big at $2.81/mile. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.

The Last Fast Mile

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Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St. A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

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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.

Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

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Farther west, the lane from Denver to Oklahoma City rose 20¢ to $2.02/mile – Denver typically trends in the opposite direction of California, and California rates were generally down last week. Seattle to Salt Lake City also lost 33¢ at $2.44/mile.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

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The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. YRC Worldwide is a Fortune 500 company based in Overland Park, KS. In 2012, the company had revenues of $4.9B. The 2012 revenues were 0.4%

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Rock Island to Kansas City was also up big at $2.81/mile. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.