Economics

Trucking is an indicator of the overall health of the United States, while domestic and international economic developments can alter the industry’s outlook in an instant. From Wall Street to Main Street, this category focuses on what it all means for your business.

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Emissions & Efficiency

Fuel demand consistent, national diesel and gas prices down

May 29, 2024
Both diesel and gas price averages remained relatively flat across the country, with the U.S. national average for diesel costs clocking in at $3.758 per gallon while gas sits...
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Rates and loads increased last week, thanks in part to Roadcheck

May 24, 2024
The International Roadcheck enforcement initiative contributed to a rise in spot market load posts and rates, though both remain lower compared to the same period last year.
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Operations

Holland: How to reshape asset acquisition planning

May 23, 2024
Fleets must adapt financial strategies, budgeting/forecasts, and operational approaches to mitigate the impact of volatility in the economy.
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Industry index signals freight rates are bottoming out

May 17, 2024
Measured shipment volumes and linehaul rates from Cass Information Systems suggest that, while market conditions are still down year over year, a freight upturn might be on its...
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Economics

Electric van, pickup maker Canoo produced no Q1 revenue

May 16, 2024
CEO Tony Aquila says the decision to eschew consumer markets has ‘played out favorably.’ The startup OEM—focused on commercial, government, and military fleets—has partnered with...

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