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October Trailer Sales

46K Trailer Orders For October; New Record High

FTR reports October U.S. Trailer net orders at 46,267, an all-time record high, shattering the old mark by 9%. Trailer orders have now totaled 327,000 the past 12 months. Orders were much higher than...

Factors to be consider while picking freight forwarder for transport

Most people do not have to bother about transporting packages to different lands. At the most one may mail a big Christmas gift through USPS or rent a U-Haul to move your stuff if...
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...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Trucking Industry Will Need To Hire 890,000 New Drivers In Next Decade

890,000 Drivers Will Be Needed The trucking industry will need to hire 890,000 drivers in the next decade to replace retirees and meet rising demand, and companies are already pushing up pay to avoid falling...
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...