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The “New Normal”

This freight market is here to stay for the remainder of the year. We are currently six months after the panic-buying surge from early spring. Back then, it appeared to be the peak of COVID-related buying/shipping trends, when freight volumes plummeted in May as most of the country was experiencing “stay at home” orders. It […]

Freight Volumes Slightly Decrease, Rates Remain High

This week there is a good news/bad news situation for the freight market. The good news is that tender volumes are decreasing and tender rejections are coming down slightly. However, the bad news is that this means about one in four loads are still being rejected by carriers to seek even higher paying loads and/or […]

Freight Volumes and Tender Rejections Remain Extreme

Freight volumes have returned to the new “normal” after the temporary decrease in volume last week, which was expected after Labor Day weekend. The United States has almost 50% more freight on the road than this time last year. Tender rejections are still happening at an alarming rate of 25.63%. This means that over one […]

Freight Market Update September 1, 2020

  50% More Freight Than 2019 Holds Steady Freight volumes are holding steady since last week, with approximately 50% more freight on the road than this time last year. This steady surge in truckloads stems from consumers changing their spending habits, with more at-home-meals/home improvements/etc; an influx of shipments arriving to the ports that were […]

Truck Market Update 8.18.2020

Daily Load Volumes Increase Steadily 2-3%/Week Daily tender volumes continue to rise. They have risen another 14% in the past month and are increasing steadily at 2-3% each week, mostly due to manufactures repositioning their facilities to accommodate new demand. Correspondingly, the outbound tender rejection is still seeing an overall upward trend at 22.67% of loads […]

MegaCorp Named as a Top Freight Brokerage Firm

MegaCorp Logistics Ranks #35 in the Nation for Freight Brokerage Companies. MegaCorp Logistics, headquartered in Wilmington, NC, with offices throughout the country, was named as a Top 35 Freight Brokerage Firm in the US by Transport Topics. The publication is the highly-regarded news leader in freight transportation and has been for the last 80 years. […]

MegaCorp Sponsors Two PGA Tour Professionals for 2019 Season

MegaCorp Logistics renews partnership with Brian Harman as his title sponsor for 2019. Harman is 54th in the PGA Tour World Ranking.  Additionally, MegaCorp is proud to announce that it is also sponsoring up-and-coming PGA Tour professional, Wes Roach.  Both Harman and Roach kick off their season in the Sony Open. “MegaCorp has first-class leadership, […]

Truck Market Analysis: Q2 2018

The main factors affecting the truck market in the second quarter are the Road Check, ELD Mandate, produce season and driver shortages. Additionally, rising fuel prices and the increasing load-to-truck ratio will have a heavy impact on the market in the summer months of 2018. Nationwide Road Check June 5th-7th The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s […]

Truck Market Analysis: Q1 2018

There are a multitude of factors contributing to the tight truck market that we will cover in this article: ELD Mandate, Consumer Confidence/Spot Market, Driver Shortage, Visa Enforcement and Weather. Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a branch of the US Department of Transportation (DOT), has mandated the installation of […]