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Tags: Big Data, Ecommerce, ELD
Much has been written over the past several months about the big changes sweeping through the trucking industry. Obviously ELDs are at the top of everyone's lists and I will be publishing a post about the Top-10 but for now let's have a look at the big three headliners.
Tags: 2017 Profits, ELD, quarterlies, Trucking
How was your second half of 2017? How was your fourth quarter? I hope it was good. It was pretty great for some of the largest carriers in America. It was really great for us. I remember reading in a report the other day that the average spot market rate went up by 35%. That is huge! Ours was more like 50% more money which was fantastic since expenses stayed the same.
Tags: ELD, Freight Rates, Trendlines, Trucking, Van Rates
National Van Rates Break Records in January 2018. To be more precise, the average van rate for January 2018 was just a tad over $2.25/mile. That is not bad at all for an "average" rate. Imagine if you were working with a dispatch company who consistently booked you at an "above-average" rate per mile.
Compared to December 2017, just a month prior, when prices were already beginning to increase once the ELD mandate hit the books, prices were up an average of