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Where’s the Freight? Macon, South Bend, Winnipeg, Rapid City and Southwestern Ontario Projected To Be High Demand Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Macon, South Bend, Winnipeg, Rapid City and Southwestern Ontario Projected To Be High Demand Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

In this Wednesday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?” Winnipeg, Manitoba, is projected to be the most favorable reefer market for truckers and carriers over the next five to seven days. If you’re a regular reader of “Where’s the Freight?” this is notable because it’s the first time in nearly four months that the top reefer market in North…

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Where’s the Freight? Winnipeg, Ft. Wayne, Southwestern Ontario, Tucson and Rapid City Will Be the Hottest Markets for Truckers/Carriers in the Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Winnipeg, Ft. Wayne, Southwestern Ontario, Tucson and Rapid City Will Be the Hottest Markets for Truckers/Carriers in the Next Week

Just when you thought spring was here, winter continues to hang around. Several snowstorms are expected to drop up to 36 inches of snow across the Northwest, Rockies and Southwestern Canada this week. The good news is that the snowstorms forecast for this week for the most part will be confined to high elevations in these regions. These storms come…

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Where’s the Freight? Fayetteville, St. Louis, Rapid City, Tucson and Southwestern Ontario Projected To Be Hot Spots for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Fayetteville, St. Louis, Rapid City, Tucson and Southwestern Ontario Projected To Be Hot Spots for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Last week, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, which includes emergency rental and homeowner assistance, small business assistance, extension of unemployment benefits and tax credits, and individual recovery rebates. Many consumers received their $1,400 rebates this week, which is expected to further boost consumer spending, though to what extent this will impact freight markets remains to be seen. In today’s…

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Where’s the Freight? Demand/Rates Projected To Be High for Rapid City, Tucson, Southwestern Ontario, Texarkana and Winnipeg Over the Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Demand/Rates Projected To Be High for Rapid City, Tucson, Southwestern Ontario, Texarkana and Winnipeg Over the Next Week

Wouldn’t it be valuable if you knew where demand for trucks will be high and low in the next week? Armed with this knowledge, you could maximize your earnings by passing on loads that would take you into areas where rates are projected to be low. Instead, you could make markets where demand will be high a top priority. Trucker…

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Female Leaders in Transportation: Trucker Kim Loescher

Female Leaders in Transportation: Trucker Kim Loescher

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Trucker Tools is highlighting female leaders in transportation throughout the entire month of March. We recently spoke with trucker Kim Loescher, a 14-year veteran of the industry, about her experiences as a female trucker and the changes she’s seen in the industry over the last 14 years. In our conversation,…

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Where’s the Freight? Southwestern Ontario, Portland (Maine), Tucson, San Diego and Savannah Projected To Be Hottest Markets for Truckers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Southwestern Ontario, Portland (Maine), Tucson, San Diego and Savannah Projected To Be Hottest Markets for Truckers This Week

In today’s edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?” you’ll see how several months of port congestion around Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., is impacting other port markets such as Savannah, Ga., San Diego and Jacksonville, Fla. Just how busy was the month of February for West Coast ports? The Port of Long Beach had its busiest February ever…

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Where’s the Freight? Demand for Trucks Expected To Be High in Jonesboro, Portland, Tucson, Southwest Ontario, Rapid City

Where’s the Freight? Demand for Trucks Expected To Be High in Jonesboro, Portland, Tucson, Southwest Ontario, Rapid City

Orders for trailers in February were up by 82 percent when compared to last year, indicating that demand for trucks and capacity remains red hot across the nation. Major delays at U.S. ports, a driver shortage, sky-high demand for consumer goods and a boom in new home construction are driving freight markets and sustained demand for truck capacity. In today’s…

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Where’s the Freight? Portland, Ft. Wayne, Lubbock and Tucson Projected To Be Best Markets for Truckers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Portland, Ft. Wayne, Lubbock and Tucson Projected To Be Best Markets for Truckers This Week

Congress is expected to pass at $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill later today, which is likely to trigger a surge in consumer spending and freight volumes in the coming weeks and days. Truck capacity is already in high demand, as vaccine distribution increases and some states are in the process of relaxing their pandemic stay at home orders.  In today’s…

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