Commentary in HDT: Freight Market Tightness Points to 3 Possible Economic Outcomes
The freight market is still tight in 2019 despite changing conditions over the course of 2018 that originally drove the market.
Truckstop.com’s Weekly Market Update
Truckstop.com is committed to helping the freight community better leverage market data. See below for the market update from the week of February 18-23, 2019. What It Is This graph shows the ratio of loads posted to trucks posted by equipment type. Why It’s Useful There is a strong correlation between MDI and average spot
Carrier Demographics & Industry Insights
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Industry update: 28% of truckers still need an ELD
We’re just over one month into the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate era, and one thing has become clear: the industry’s transition to ELDs is far from over. What can you do to get prepared and transition?
Industry Update: 8 Predictions for 2018
Happy New Year! 2018 promises to be an exciting time, so for your consideration, I’m sharing my eight predictions for the coming year (in no particular order). What do you think? Weigh in on the conversation on our Facebook page and let us know! 1. Hours of Service adjustment Note I didn’t say “fix”. Let’s
Making Insights Actionable: Truckstop.com Welcomes Noël Perry to the Team
When Truckstop.com began its hunt for its chief economist role last fall, one name rose the top of the list: Noël Perry. “We’ve had a long relationship with Noël,” said Truckstop.com CEO Paris Cole, “He’s been a keynote speaker at our user conference, he’s provided us with industry insights, and he’s a managing partner with
June is Theft Prevention Month
Danger on the Road June is theft prevention month. This week a tractor-trailer was stolen in Texas and ended in a standoff with police on Interstate 30. While the trailer was unloaded, the entire unit was totaled. The standoff lasted two hours and as many as 12 people were injured during the chase as the
CDL Minimum Requirements Finally Clears
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. Regulations and Legislation The CDL Minimum requirement has finally been cleared. After being delayed on three separate occasions, new drivers and drivers looking to upgrade their CDL, may begin to experience more strict training
U.S. Receives Low Scores for Traffic Fatalities World Wide
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. Inspection Season Nebraska State Police conducted a three-day surprise inspection spree last week with 42 percent of inspected trucks being placed out of service. The blitzes were held in Omaha, Lincoln and Sarpy County
ELD Mandate Deadline Just Seven Months Away
To keep you looped into the trucking industry, we’re sharing all things transportation, from maritime to infrastructure and other newsworthy material. More on ELDs We are just seven months away from ELDs becoming mandatory. If drivers have a current AOBRD (automatic on-board recording device), they are considered to be in compliance until Dec. 16, 2019.