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November 4, 2022 | TruckerTools

Where’s the Freight? Tucson, Montgomery, Texarkana, Decatur and Spokane Hottest Markets in Coming Week

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Happy Friday and welcome to your T.G.I.F. edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight market report for owner operators and trucking companies. In every edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” you’ll learn where demand and rates will be high and low over the next five to seven days. 

This week, you can expect reefer demand to remain high in several U.S. markets including Tucson, Ariz., which is ranked number one in today’s Top Five Hottest Markets list. Over the next five to seven day period, demand for power only capacity inbound to and outbound from Montgomery, Ala., likely will remain high, while the Bloomington, Ill., power only market is projected to see extremely low demand this week. 

For more insights into hot and cold freight markets across the U.S. and Canada, check out the rest of today’s freight market report below.

Where Demand/Rates Will Be Highest or Rising This Week

  • Flatbed demand and rates for Texarkana, Texas, are likely to increase. 
  • Reefer demand and rates for Tucson, Ariz., Texarkana, Texas, Decatur, Ala., and Spokane, Wash., will be extremely high. Reefer demand to/from Dodge City, Kan., and Texarkana, Texas, is projected to rise.
  • Power only demand and rates for Montgomery, Ala., are expected to remain high. Power only demand to/from Buffalo, N.Y., and Jonesboro, Ark. likely will increase. 

Where Freight Demand/Rates Will Be Lowest or Falling This Week

  • Flatbed demand and rates for Brooklyn, N.Y., are likely to be very low. Flatbed demand to/from Gary, Ind., is expected to decline.
  • Reefer demand and rates for Hartford, Conn., and Pittsburgh are likely to be low. Reefer demand to/from Grand Junction, Colo., is projected to decrease.
  • Power only demand and rates for Bloomington, Ill., and Tulsa, Okla., will be extremely low. Power only demand for Jackson, Miss., is expected to decline. 

Trucker Tools’ Market Insights and Industry News

  • Five Hottest Markets this week: 1. Tucson, Ariz. (reefer), 2. Montgomery, Ala. (power only), 3. Texarkana, Texas (reefer), 4. Decatur, Ala. (reefer), and 5. Spokane, Wash. (reefer). 
  • Five Coldest Markets this week: 1. Bloomington, Ill. (power only), 2. Hartford, Conn. (reefer), 3. Pittsburgh (reefer), 4. Brooklyn, N.Y. (flatbed), and 5. Tulsa, Okla. (power only),
  • Market To Watch: This week, the Montgomery, Ala., power only market will favor carriers and owner operators by nearly three to one. 
  • Over the next week, demand for reefer capacity to/from Texarkana, Texas, is projected to increase by 67 percent.
  • According to A.C.T. Research and F.T.R. Transportation Intelligence, Class 8 truck orders increased in October for the second straight month.
  • LoveFood.com has just announced its list of the best truck stops for food in each U.S. state.

Read our previous free freight market report, “Where’s the Freight? Montgomery, Tucson, Texarkana, San Diego and Decatur To See High Demand This Week.”

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