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Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries

General Freight Trucking Among Fastest-Growing Industries For Small Business

General freight trucking companies have posted, on average, nearly 25 percent sales growth for the 12 months ended May 31, based on according to Sagework. The company is well known for their data and...
Top Growing Trucking Companies

Top 10 Fastest Growing Trucking Firms Led By Daseke

Daseke Leads Fastest Growing Flatbed, Jack Cooper Transport Ranks 2nd A flatbed and specialized freight carrier and two auto transport companies were the fastest-growing businesses on a list of the 50 largest U.S. trucking firms...

Truck Freight Demand Surges Behind U.S. Economy

Cargo Hauled By U.S. Truck Drivers Up 2.8 Percent As the U.S. economy and dollar strengthens, so does the trucking industry as both continue to work in record territory. Trucking activity continued to climb to...
Freight Brokers

6 Things Freight Brokers Love And Hate

Every call you make about a load is a potential negotiation. Knowing what brokers love and hate goes a long way in determining how successful those negotiations will be. I've worked in transportation and...
Trucking Rates May Go Up

More Freight And Rate Hikes Could Be Ahead For Trucking Executives

More Freight, Higher Rates Concern Trucking Management After a winter season that the trucking industry now far remembers, the trucking economy is stronger then ever. Trucking executives are encouraged by a stronger economy that continues...

Trucking Industry Planning To Add Capacity To Keep Up With High Demand

Even though the U.S. economy has shown weakness as of late, data explains that the economy is still expanding. Despite the trucking industry struggling to obtain new drivers, With the demand for freight ever-growing,...
Trucking Industry Age Limit

Truck Driver Age Limit Of 18 Years Old Being Pushed By Congress

Are You Comfortable With Teen Truck Drivers? Can a 18 year old rookie truck driver handle the country's busiest highways? You be the judge but Congress thinks so. Due to shortage of truck drivers, Congress...
Freight Index

October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

Five Years: Freight Transportation Services Index, October 2009 - October 2014 Table Version | Excel Source for Recession Dates: National Bureau of Economic Research, US Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which...

Revenue From Freight Expected To Grow Over 70 Percent In The Next Decade

Overall U.S. freight tonnage will rise nearly 25% and revenues from that freight will surge above 70% over the next decade, per the latest long-term freight forecast released by the American Trucking Assns. (ATA). The...
Cargo Theft Rising In 2015

U.S. Cargo Thefts Up 7 Percent-Could See Theft Spike Today

Record U.S. Cargo Thefts In 2015? With U.S. cargo thefts up 7 percent year-over-year during the first quarter of 2015, many truck drivers are keeping an extra eye out on their loads this Memorial Day...