Does busier spot market signal a US truck rate spike?

The U.S. economy may not have turned a corner, but truck pricing trends in the late second quarter may foreshadow a spike in higher transportation costs ahead for U.S. shippers. Truckload spot market capacity got a bit tighter in June, and pricing climbed higher, as a seasonal increase in freight volumes, coupled with the produce season and a nationwide roadside truck inspection program filled more trailers.
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