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Shame Shame Shame

Closing Rest Areas Puts the Public at Risk   I don’t like to bring politics into this blog but the ridiculous behavior of those in my home state boggles my mind.  As I drive around seeing clients, making this little logistics business work, I see trucks parked on the side of the road every single…

2017 Truckload Capacity Tightens

Demand and ELDs Transport Topics, January 1, 2018 reports “Capacity demand has been building since the spring of 2016 due to solid economic growth, said Mark Montague, an industry pricing analyst with DAT Solutions, operator of a truckload freight marketplace.”   This increase in demand is illustrated very nice by DAT solutions below: See https://www.dat.com/blog/post/year-ends-with-record-rates-and-ratios  …

Drivers Drivers Drivers… Where the heck are they?

Driver Shortage and Increased Costs Hot Market Mapping Available Loads to Available Vans I’m back to harp on this subject a little more today.  One of our business intelligence providers creates a daily “Hot Map” showing where the loads are and where the trucks are.  It helps give us a sense of balance.  Balance is…

Truckload Turnover – ATA Press Release

for the original document, please see http://www.trucking.org/article/Truckload-Turnover-Surges-in-Second-Quarter   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sean McNally September 18, 2017 703-838-1995   Truckload Turnover Surges in Second Quarter Churn Picks Up at Both Small and Large Fleets   Arlington, Virginia – The turnover rate at truckload carriers surged in the second quarter of the year, a sign that the market for…