Spot Truckload Rates Jump in Wake of Hurricanes

The number of loads on the spot truckload freight market fell 3% during the week ending Sept. 9, which included the Labor Day holiday and supply chain disruptions caused by two hurricanes, according to freight matching provider DAT Solutions and its load boards. Truckload capacity also tightened with truck posts down 15% compared to the previous week. A 20% reduction is typical for a holiday week.

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