Flatbed Report: Housing affordability headwinds impact flatbed carrier volumes

By Christina EllingtonThe U.S. Census Bureau residential construction statistics for May 2022 show that while homes under construction are up 24.5% y/y, single-family...

Reefer Report: The hottest story of the year is set to impact reefer carriers

By Christina EllingtonHuy Fong Foods, the maker of the popular Sriracha hot sauce, sent a letter to its suppliers advising that all orders...

Flatbed Report: Aluminum production affects flatbed demand

By Christina EllingtonFlatbed demand out of Kentucky may see a decline in the next few months as an aluminum producer announces plans to...

Insurance costs continue to rise for truckers

Accident rates are on the rise, and so are insurance premiums. According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), insurance premium costs per...

‘No, the sky is not falling’ – A contrarian view on the economy

Last week on DAT iQ Live we interviewed Professor Jason Miller of Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. He reports that...

Flatbed Report: Aluminum production affects flatbed demand

By Christina EllingtonFlatbed demand out of Kentucky may see a decline in the next few months as an aluminum producer announces plans to...

4 ways to adapt to AB5: California’s new trucking law – DAT Freight &...

Ready or not, a change has come for owner-operators based in California. State bill AB5, also known as the “gig worker bill,” restricts...

Reefer Report: It’s still a sweet produce season after all

By Christina EllingtonSummer celebrations and berries go hand and hand, from patriotic-themed desserts highlighting strawberries and blueberries to summer traditions of picking berries...

Dry Van Report: ‘We’re in for a busy summer at the ports’

By Christina EllingtonSummer holidays are about to start and retailers are already talking about the back-to-school season. Why so early? According to Jonathan...

Reefer Report: Rates for carriers hauling produce are paying a lot more this year...

While overall produce volumes are down just under 15% this season, carriers hauling fruit and vegetables out of major growing regions into major...

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