Truck News

  • ECONOMIC WATCH: FTR sees lackluster market

    January 9, 2020 1:43PM by Abdul Latheef

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Transportation intelligence provider FTR is predicting a lackluster but stable freight market for 2020. “Our latest forecast is for spot rates to hold, or perhaps rise by 1%. Contract rates probably would be a bit lower again,

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    Want to raise your rates?

    February 27, 2014 8:55AM by Mike McCarron

    Pricing power—or the ability to raise your rates without losing a customer—is hard to achieve in a commoditized business like transportation. But a report from Simon-Kucher & Partners gives reason to hope. The firm’s Global Pricing Study 2012, a survey

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    Smaller Carriers are “Feeling the Heat” in the Truckload Market

    June 30, 2013 7:13PM by Dan Goodwill

    Dr. Richard Mikes, Managing Partner of Transport Capital Partners (TCP) recently spoke on the subject of the Truckload Market on a conference call hosted by Stifel Nicolaus & Company. Here are some excerpts from the survey results presented by Mr.

  • Blog Uncategorized and Freightopolis – will one of these companies become the Expedia of the Freight Industry?

    May 12, 2013 10:21AM by Dan Goodwill

    Two weeks ago I wrote about two exciting young companies (PostBidShip and that are applying Innovation and Technology to the automated freight brokerage/freight portal space ( Subsequent to that blog, I was made aware of two more interesting companies