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Where’s the Freight? Miami, St. Louis, San Diego, San Antonio and Columbus Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Miami, St. Louis, San Diego, San Antonio and Columbus Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” a free market report from Trucker Tools that tells you where demand for specific types of truck capacity will be highest and lowest over the next five to seven days. With this information, you can make better business decision on loads, avoiding loads where backhauls are projected to be low-paying and…

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Level Up Your Trucking Business: How To Calculate Fuel Costs on Specific Lanes and Loads

Level Up Your Trucking Business: How To Calculate Fuel Costs on Specific Lanes and Loads

In this series of blog posts, Level Up Your Trucking Business, we’re providing you and other owner operators/small carriers with tips for creating a self-sustaining, profitable trucking business. The recent cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, which provides the East Coast with 45 percent of its diesel, petrol and jet fuel, has increased fuel prices and caused shortages across the Southeast.…

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Where’s the Freight? Miami, San Antonio, Columbus and Brooklyn Dry Van Markets, Portland Reefer Market Expected To Be Most Profitable for Truckers, Carriers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Miami, San Antonio, Columbus and Brooklyn Dry Van Markets, Portland Reefer Market Expected To Be Most Profitable for Truckers, Carriers in Coming Week

Happy Friday and welcome to your Memorial Day weekend edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” your place to find out where demand for trucks will be high and low over the coming week.  As we head into Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, demand for trucks, especially spot market dry van, remains high and isn’t expected to…

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Trucker Tools, FreightWaves To Co-Host Small Fleet & Owner Operator Summit on June 9

Trucker Tools, FreightWaves To Co-Host Small Fleet & Owner Operator Summit on June 9

Join Trucker Tools and FreightWaves on June 9, 2021, for the Small Fleet & Owner Operator Summit! This virtual event for small fleets and owner operators will include presentations, demonstrations, virtual booths, and live interviews from the show. If you’re a new owner operator or carrier interested in building a solid foundation for your business, the 2021 Small Fleet &…

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Where’s the Freight? Miami, Harrisburg, Columbus, San Antonio and Dallas Projected To Be Most Profitable Markets for Truckers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Miami, Harrisburg, Columbus, San Antonio and Dallas Projected To Be Most Profitable Markets for Truckers This Week

Spot market dry van rates were up last week with the biggest jump in pricing occurring in the Southeast, according to JOC. You’ll see that nation-wide rise in demand for dry van reflected in this mid-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report that tells you where demand for trucks will be highest and lowest over the…

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Where’s the Freight? Miami, Wichita, Houston, New Brunswick and Dallas Projected To Be Highest-Demand Markets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Miami, Wichita, Houston, New Brunswick and Dallas Projected To Be Highest-Demand Markets This Week

In this Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” a three times/week free market report for truckers and carriers, we continue to see West Coast port congestion impact demand and rates. As of today, 21 container ships are anchored and waiting to enter the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and another 16 container ships are expected to…

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Six Truck Parking Tips from Drivers Working in the Trucking Industry

Six Truck Parking Tips from Drivers Working in the Trucking Industry

It’s no secret that it’s hard for you to find parking as a trucker. According to research from the American Transportation Research Institute, the states where truck parking is hardest to come by are Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The good news is that organizations such as the federally funded Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) are now providing up-to-the-minute…

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Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Trucks to/from Miami, Houston, Wichita, Southwestern Ontario and Boston This Week

Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Trucks to/from Miami, Houston, Wichita, Southwestern Ontario and Boston This Week

Happy Friday! Yesterday, the Marco Polo, an ocean carrier the length of three and a half football fields, docked in New Jersey. It’s the largest container ship ever to visit the East Coast and it will be docking at ports in Norfolk, Va., Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., in the coming week.  It’s no surprise then that in today’s edition…

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Where’s the Freight? Jonesboro, Miami, Southwestern Ontario and Wichita Projected To Be Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers in the Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Jonesboro, Miami, Southwestern Ontario and Wichita Projected To Be Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers in the Coming Week

Welcome to your mid-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report that tells you where demand for trucks will be high and low in the coming week.  First, the big picture: the national tender rejection rate is still at approximately 25 percent, which means most markets favor truckers and carriers, with carriers rejecting one out of every…

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