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Carrier Rate Trends in Q4 and Beyond

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COVID-19 and other impacts are shaping the transportation industry in unexpected ways. As we move to the fourth quarter of 2020 and beyond, shipping business conditions may continue to fluctuate. To understand carrier rates in the meantime and where they may go in the future, LoadDelivered has identified four trends to watch.

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Spring Awakening in the Supply Chain: 4 Rate Indicators to Watch

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Spot truckload volumes and rates are beginning to rise as spring approaches. While rate increases always depend on overall economic growth, and the interplay between supply and demand, understanding four specific areas that reflect springtime shipping patterns in the U.S. can help you gauge where capacity and rates are heading.

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Season of Giving: How the Transportation Industry is Giving Back

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The holiday season is upon us. This special time of year is about giving back to those in need. There are many people who will go through this holiday season without food, shelter, proper clothing, and more. Now more than ever, it is important for companies to give back, as they have the means to make real change.

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West Coast Surge: More Disruption Ahead for Truckload Shipping

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Go West! The West Coast “gold rush” in the truckload market is upon us, and shippers are feeling its effects. As an influx of consumer goods manufactured in Asia dock at West Coast ports and move eastward in time for the holiday season, higher-than-normal rates are typical. Let’s look at what we’ve seen so far this year.

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2018 Holiday Season Capacity Outlook

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A strong economy has increased demand for truckload shipping across the country, but the surge is squeezing capacity hard. As the holiday season approaches, trucking conditions are expected to continue to favor carriers.

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