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Dry Van Rates Trend Upward While Flatbed Starts to Trend Down

August 24, 2021

TLI's Weekly State of Transportation Update

Week of August 23, 2021



Spot rates continue to trend upward for Dry Van and refrigerated equipment, while flatbed market starts to trend downward. Hurricane season may cause even further delays in an already strained LTL network.


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Congested LTL Network, Higher Container and Parcel Holiday Rates

August 17, 2021

TLI's Weekly State of Transportation Update

Week of August 17, 2021



Demand continues to increase in the Less-than-truckload environment as carriers deal with employee shortages. Truckload spot market relaxed a bit last week, however signs may show a potential capacity-crunch ahead of retail's holiday season. Small-parcel package carriers are increasing cost in relation to expected higher demand this season.


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NMFTA updates shippers on NMFC Codes - 2021

August 12, 2021

On June 8, 2021, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) updated shippers on proposed amendments to the National Freight Motor Class (NMFC) book that took effect August 7, 2021. 

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More LTL Embargos and a Continued HIgh Demand for Truckloads

August 10, 2021

TLI's Weekly State of Transportation Update

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