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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Texarkana, Fort Wayne, Syracuse and Ithaca To See High Demand This Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Texarkana, Fort Wayne, Syracuse and Ithaca To See High Demand This Week

Welcome to the mid-week edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for carriers and owner ops. As always, the market insights you see in today’s edition of “Where’s the Freight?” are drawn from real-world data from Trucker Tools’ driver app, carrier platform and broker platform. Over the next five to seven day period, Dodge City, Kan., will…

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Female Leaders in Transportation: Lynette Mathis, Vice President of the Bennett Family of Companies

Female Leaders in Transportation: Lynette Mathis, Vice President of the Bennett Family of Companies

All this month in celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve been shining a spotlight on female leaders within the transportation industry. These women are paving the way for others who someday may consider careers or leadership roles within trucking or freight brokerage. For this final blog in the series, we had the good fortune to speak with Lynette Mathis, the…

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Female Leaders in Transportation: Lateasha and Lashanta Witherspoon, Founders and Owners of LLG Transportation Consultants

Female Leaders in Transportation: Lateasha and Lashanta Witherspoon, Founders and Owners of LLG Transportation Consultants

For the second consecutive year, we’re honoring female leaders in transportation throughout the month of March in celebration of Women’s History Month. In this second blog in this year’s blog series, you’ll have the pleasure of meeting Lashanta and Lateasha Witherspoon, co-owners and co-founders of LLG Transportation Consultants, a Dallas-based trucking consultancy business. The sisters founded LLG in 2019 and…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Jonesboro, New Castle and Fort Wayne Highest Demand Markets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Jonesboro, New Castle and Fort Wayne Highest Demand Markets This Week

Happy Friday! Welcome to the newest edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for trucking companies and owner operators. As we look ahead to the upcoming final week of March, you can expect demand for power only capacity to be high in several areas of the Southeast and Midwest. In the coming week, demand for reefer capacity…

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Where’s the Freight? Springfield, Dodge City, Texarkana, Ithaca and Edmonton To See High Capacity Demand in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Springfield, Dodge City, Texarkana, Ithaca and Edmonton To See High Capacity Demand in Coming Week

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the mid-week edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for owner operators and carriers. Over the last week, fuel prices and national average volumes/rates that measure truckload demand have declined, but most experts don’t expect those declines to last long. The Russian oil embargo and springtime construction and produce surges likely will…

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Female Leaders in Transportation: Driver and Industry Advocate Ingrid Brown

Female Leaders in Transportation: Driver and Industry Advocate Ingrid Brown

All throughout the month of March in celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re honoring female leaders from across the transportation industry, including company drivers, owner operators, freight brokers and logistics consultants. In this second blog in this series, you’ll meet Ingrid Brown. Ingrid has been a commercial driver for 40+ years and for many of those years has been a…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Ithaca, Texarkana and Tucson Projected as Highest Demand Markets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Ithaca, Texarkana and Tucson Projected as Highest Demand Markets This Week

Welcome to the Monday edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for trucking companies and owner operators. According to a report released last Friday from FreightWaves, inflation and its impact on consumer spending are likely responsible for declines in national outbound tender rejections and volumes over the last week. Despite these declines, this week you can expect…

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