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  • Demand Is Up, Rates Are Not
    shortages in a handful of states This week you can find a load in these Hot Markets There are 1 000 load posts daily in each of these eight metro areas and they all need more trucks Minneapolis 3 3 loads per truck Green Bay 10 1 Lubbock 15 4 Laredo 7 6 Kansas City 6 6 Memphis 6 7 Pittsburgh 3 7 Philadelphia 3 4 Unfortunately national average van rates held steady at 1 71 per mile That s because head haul rates went up but back haul rates went down and the trends cancelled each other out Cities with big increases in outbound rates last week Los Angeles up 7 Chicago up 6 Columbus up 9 Philadelphia up 10 Buffalo up 19 Atlanta up 7 Which city is on both lists Philadelphia If you re in the neighborhood that s a great place to look for loads this week Rates for individual lanes are available in DAT TruckersEdge Enhanced as well as other DAT load board products DAT rates are based on actual rate agreements between freight brokers and carriers Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a

    Original URL path: http://www.truckersedge.net/trucking-blog/post/Demand-is-Up-Rates-Are-Not (2016-04-30)
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  • Weekly Truck Load Rates - Truckers Edge
    get held up in traffic or you have to wait at the dock you could end up running for a third day In that case look for a TriHaul that helps you to make better use of your truck and your driving hours Find a load from Columbus to Lexington KY It s practically on your way and by breaking the trip up into two legs you ll boost that backhaul rate by 54 per mile from 1 82 to an average of 2 36 You end up with an additional 251 for only 23 more miles of driving Want to see the average prices for the lanes you run Upgrade to TruckersEdge Enhanced to see rates based on real transactions between brokers and carriers TriHaul route suggestions are also offered in DAT Express and DAT Power load boards Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value you provided is incorrect b i u quote Required Comment Preview Comment Notify me when new comments are added Search Categories Carrier News 5 Freight Rates 43 Trucking Business 14 Trucking Life 1 Trucking Regulations

    Original URL path: http://www.truckersedge.net/trucking-blog/post/Would-You-Drive-23-Miles-for-$251 (2016-04-30)
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  • Worst Trucking Lanes - Truckers Edge
    the national van rate slipped 5 to 1 72 mile a little above where we were before Thanksgiving A few lanes improved last week like the 330 mile lane from Columbus to Buffalo The average price for a van load on that lane was up 16 to 2 85 per mile Other lanes rose in one direction but fell on the backhaul so the roundtrip rate didn t improve Worst Lane in America A couple high volume lanes dipped below the dreaded buck a mile Denver to L A averaged just 97 per mile L A to Denver was 2 18 mile Lakeland FL to Atlanta was 95 per mile Atlanta to Lakeland was 2 39 mile Fuggedaboutit See the average rates for the lanes you run by upgrading to TruckersEdge Enhanced Rates are based on real transactions between brokers and carriers Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value you provided is incorrect b i u quote Required Comment Preview Comment Notify me when new comments are added Search Categories Carrier News 5 Freight Rates 43 Trucking Business 14 Trucking Life

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  • Stuck in Florida? Try This
    loads going into Miami from Atlanta and those rates are going up every day so you might be tempted If you can complete the roundtrip in three days from Atlanta to Miami and back you ll average 1 99 per loaded mile and 1 300 per day BUT if you get held up at the dock or you get stuck in traffic along the way you could run out of hours Look for a TriHaul to add miles on that fourth day Get a load from Miami to Charlotte at 1 63 mile and then pick up a second load from Charlotte to Atlanta at 2 34 mile That TriHaul route gives you an average of 2 13 mile for all loaded miles boosting your total revenue by almost 900 Again if you can get from Atlanta to Miami and back in 3 days you probably just want to go for it Here s the math for reefers but this TriHaul should also work for vans Want to see the average rates for the lanes you run Upgrade to TruckersEdge Enhanced to see rates based on real transactions between brokers and carriers Comments 2 Driver 12 9 2015 12 44 56 PM and then you wake up miami reefer 92 Loads Picking Up 342 Loads Dropping Off 174 Trucks Available 834 Looking for Loads Reply Lollolz 12 9 2015 6 48 56 PM Hey but it looks good on paper Just put a lipstick on a pig They collect your email here and sell it twice Reply Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value you provided is incorrect b i u quote Required Comment Preview Comment Notify me when new comments

    Original URL path: http://www.truckersedge.net/trucking-blog/post/Stuck-in-Florida-Try-This (2016-04-30)
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  • Best Flatbed Loads - Truckers Edge
    loads for trip back This one takes you to Chattanooga for a reload As an added bonus you bypass the traffic in both Atlanta and Charlotte with only 6 extra miles of driving Actually you might consider taking this road in both directions Roanoke to Chattanooga paid an average of 1 68 per mile last week Chattanooga back to Mobile went for 2 30 per mile You ll come away with almost 400 more for taking that second load with no additional driving Not bad so long as you ve got the hours for the extra stop Below is a breakdown of the numbers See rates on the lanes you re searching by upgrading your TruckersEdge subscription or call us at 866 487 8253 Pingbacks and trackbacks 1 Trucking News 12 2 2015 11 33 19 AM Running Flats Avoid this City Running Flats Avoid this City Reply Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value you provided is incorrect b i u quote Required Comment Preview Comment Notify me when new comments are added Search Categories Carrier News 5 Freight Rates

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  • The Worst Lane in America: Fort Lee to Louisville
    150 or 200 miles of deadhead When you find a load it pays only 1 17 mile If you re stuck in New Jersey and you want to get back home to Louisville you don t want to drive home empty On the other hand if you do find a load AND you can do a 1 500 mile roundtrip from Louisville to Fort Lee and back in three days just go for it Yeah the rates are lousy but you ll be home You can find something better the next day If you end up waiting at the dock in Fort Lee you re gonna miss your window Now you re on the road for a fourth day and it makes sense to find a TriHaul TriHaul Louisville Ft Lee Richmond Louisville First you might have to deadhead out of Ft Lee You should be able to find a decent load in Newark Good news it s only 20 miles Bad news it s 20 miles in traffic Don t drive during business hours if you can avoid it Here s the math DAT TruckersEdge had loads today from Newark to Richmond VA Rates on that lane average 1 95 mile That s way better than the rate to Louisville A second load from Richmond to Louisville completes the triangle in Day 4 at 1 38 You end up with an extra 541 in your pocket and you made good use of that fourth day Want to learn more about today s rates on the lanes you run Upgrade to TruckersEdge Enhanced to see what other owner operators and carriers are getting paid Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value

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  • Samsung Tests "Live View" Truck Camera and Display
    become dangerous What if you could see everything that the truck driver sees You d have an unobstructed view of the road and all the traffic in both directions Would that change your behavior Imagine if the back of the truck looked like this Well Samsung has tested a truck mounted camera and display combination that puts that full view on the back of a van trailer The Samsung system dubbed the Safety Truck was tested in Argentina where traffic accidents occur at a rate of one per hour and many of these are due to unsafe passing on two lane roads My husband a talented amateur photographer and longtime camera buff sent me an article about Samsung s prototype system I ve read many articles about the use of dash cams in commercial trucking but I had never seen anything like this Samsung s corporate blog says that the test was successful and the company is working with NGOs and governmental agencies to bring this technology to market When it is available commercially this technology is sure to be insanely expensive but it could also be a game changer The pictures are better than any description but you really want to watch the video too It s a must see What do you think of this technology Please post your comments below Comments 1 wawa 3 18 2016 10 40 11 PM I dig it Pretty cool and definitely helpful to reduce dangerous passing situations Reply Add comment Cancel reply to comment Name Required Please choose another name E mail Required Please enter a valid e mail 5 5 The captcha value you provided is incorrect b i u quote Required Comment Preview Comment Notify me when new comments are added Search Categories Carrier News 5 Freight Rates 43

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  • All posts by peggyd,peggyd
    Trucking Business 14 Trucking Life 1 Trucking Regulations 7 Trucks 1 Top Stories How to Get Your Operating Authority Surviving the Buck A Mile Backhaul Do Brokers See a Different Rate 6 Things Freight Brokers Love and Hate Join Us Follow us on your favorite networks for news and updates from DAT Solutions Twitter Follow LoadBoards Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Subscribe Newsletter Signup Subscribe in a reader Advertisements Social Newsletter Subscription

    Original URL path: http://www.truckersedge.net/trucking-blog/author/PeggyD?name=peggyd (2016-04-30)
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