Are carrier costs really softening?

Several sources have commented that spot truckload rates have leveled off or have even declined. This may be true, but savings are being masked by fuel surcharges running 65 cents per mile (dry van) — up 19 cents from February and 33 cents more than March 2021. Companies renegotiating annual contracts are certainly not feeling any love. 


Rafal, our team member close to the Ukraine border, took a lot of food — paid for by fellow team mates — to help the refugees. 
 

 

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Future delivery prices are an indication of the direction the market may go. They specifically exclude all taxes.



This mailing is prepared as a service so you know what is happening to a major component of transportation cost.