Average price per mile of $2.46 = U.S. truckload spot market in the first week of October – up 20.6% since July and a record high in the DAT Solutions measure. At the same time, intermodal freight is up 7.1% in September – the 4th busiest month ever for container shipments.
One way to mitigate freight cost increases is through load optimization – putting more “stuff” on each load. More “stuff” = fewer trucks! Call me if you want to know more (615 791-0865).