Jim Stinson’s article highlights the high price shippers pay for consistent, planned capacity. Broader visibility to freight capacity through standardized data-sharing could help reduce volatility. DFM Data Corp. has the answer in a member governed cooperative structure.
Quotes from Article:
“Croke said he expects the trucking and freight markets for the first half of 2021 to be a lot like the latter half of 2020, with consumer demand keeping per-mile rates higher.”
“Data from FreightWaves Sonar shows shippers spent 12% more per mile for dry van TL in Q4, compared to the same time frame in 2019.”