freight rates

  1. D

    Best Rates and Lanes

    What’s up my fellow truckers! I’m a “newish” owner operator andoy been running for the past month. Previsouly I had my loads assigned tome by company coordinator but now that I working under my own authority I was curious what the best lanes were as far as rates go? Can anyone give me an...
  2. W

    NYC TRUCKERS

    Hello, new to this forum seeking any truckers around the New York City area for discussion, general questions about freights, digital freight brokerages. Doing some research and any story/experience or willingness to answer would be great.
  3. W

    NYC TRUCKERS

    Hello, new to this forum seeking any truckers around the New York City area for discussion, general questions about freights, digital freight brokerages. Doing some research and any story/experience or willingness to answer would be great.
  4. R

    1.99%

    Full dispatch services for ONLY 1.99% We use your MC # to book loads. Your company email will be primary to work with broker. Average rate $2.40+ Weekly gross from $6500 Two weeks free trail Limited number of trucks per dispatcher No forced services. No commitment required. Message or call...
  5. M

    Brokers, Rates, and Greed, Boycott one broker at a time

    Most brokers are the same, but we have to start the conversation somewhere, so TQL. I don't know what they're teaching their new kid brokers, but it's a problem. I called on a load that the DAT 15 day average was $1100. The TQL broker offered $800. It was like pulling teeth getting him to...
  6. Bored Insane

    Rates in the Summer season...

    I heard there are more freights in the summer compared to winter season, thus the rates go up a little. I do see more freight, but not so much the rate. Is this normal? How is this year (2017) compared to prior years? Do you think the rate and the # of freights are increasing? What about a...
  7. Mike

    SWIFT and Werner Seeing Profits Dropping Due To Pricing Pressure

    Werner Enterprises Inc., an Omaha, Neb. based company that operates a fleet of 7,300 trucks, mainly focused on long-haul routes for individual customers, reported after the market closed that net profit fell 43% compared with the second quarter of 2015, to $18.3 million, or 25 cents a share...
  8. Maria

    Spot freight rates show improvement from previous week's losses

    Two leading load boards show varying spot rates from last week, but indicate improvements from the previous week’s losses for all three modes. Analysis of rates provided by DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards, and Truckstop.com both reveal some unchanged rates, a step...
  9. Maria

    Average spot freight rates are up for all three modes

    Spot rate averages for freight were up for all three modes for the week ending Saturday, June 6. This is compared with the previous week, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. Van rates increased by 5 cents to $1.90 after four weeks at $1.85. Los Angeles and...
  10. Maria

    Average spot freight rates reveal minor changes

    Spot rate averages for freight were up, down and unchanged for the three modes for the week ending Saturday, May 30. This is compared with the previous week, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. Van rates remained stagnant at $1.85 for the fourth...
  11. Maria

    Average spot market freight rates still declining

    Spot rate averages failed to increase for all three freight modes for the week ending Saturday, May 2. This is compared with the previous week, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. Van rates dropped a penny to $1.86. Los Angeles experienced rates as high as...
  12. revelation1911

    January freight rates came early

    To bad I'm not on vacation this year at this time. Three weeks ago full rates have morphed into "mini ltl" rates now. Guess it's time to dig out the pencils and tin cup or my will work for food sign.
  13. M

    Freight Rates by Lane database

    Hello, I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a service where I can get a weekly average rate file sent to me for specific lanes. I've tried truckstop.com but their rates include cities within a 100 mile radius. The majority of the lanes would be within 150 miles so I'm looking for rates for...
  14. Flatbedpete

    READY FOR LOWER FREIGHT RATES AND LESS WORK FROM OUR INTERFERING GOVERNMENT

    DOT 98-12 Thursday, August 23, 2012 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces Creation of Freight Policy Council WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the launch of the Freight Policy Council which will focus on...
  15. Terry

    Freight Rates

    I have been doing some research and I can't find any place that is posting the current freight rate index without paying for the information. Anyone have a realistic average for Dry Van rates, not including the Fuel Surcharge?
  16. S

    usda freight rates

    http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/fvwtrk.pdf btw good luck getting those rates but its fun to look at them
  17. gator50

    Freight Rates

    Hey guys & gals. I new here, but was wondering how the rates are holding. I've been home for a month & some of my buddies are telling me it's gotten really bad. thanks!
  18. Mike

    Should The Government Regulate Freight Rates?

    We all know, or most of us know, that a few decades ago, freight rates were regulated by the Government. Truckers pushed to put a stop to this, and ultimately go their way. Granted, I am too young to know, first hand, what all the reasoning was, but looking at the industry as it is today, I...
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