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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 […]

Fright Volumes Temporarily Decrease, Tender Rejections Remain Elevated

Freight volumes temporarily decrease this week, as expected for the days following a holiday. The image to the right shows the dip in freight volume after a holiday occurs. It becomes clear where Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas fall every year and it is evident that the dips are only temporary. […]

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 […]

50% More Freight Volume than 2019 and Hurricane Laura Update

Another record week in terms of freight volume being tendered. The United States now has 50.45% more tendered loads than this time last year. This is 20% higher than the March restock peak. Last week it looked as though tender rejections had peaked, but unfortunately, that was not the case. At 24.35% of loads being […]

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 […]