Business Tools http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7867/more en Spot truckload rates hold steady; prices inch higher http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-hold-steady-prices-inch-higher <div class="node-body article-body">The national average spot truckload rates for reefer, van and flatbed freight remained steady for the week ending April 22, 2017, while prices in many major freight markets continued a slow springtime climb, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-hold-steady-prices-inch-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-hold-steady-prices-inch-higher#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:08:00 +0000 44151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ECT manages loads with MacroPoint http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ect-manages-loads-macropoint <div class="node-body article-body">Two years ago, in an effort to improve the services it provides its customers, East Coast Transport made an investment in MacroPoint freight tracking software. The advanced load tracking solution is now fully integrated with McLeod TMS software at ECT.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ect-manages-loads-macropoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ect-manages-loads-macropoint#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:24:00 +0000 44111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Love’s will provide Transflo Telematics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/love-s-will-provide-transflo-telematics <div class="node-body article-body">Pegasus TransTech has begun distributing its next-generation Transflo Telematics solution through all Love’s Travel Stop locations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/love-s-will-provide-transflo-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/love-s-will-provide-transflo-telematics#comments Business Tools Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:14:00 +0000 44101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Late-season winter storms take toll on truck tonnage http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March 2017 after a 0.1% decline during February.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:09:00 +0000 43981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload volume’s rally can’t offset lagging rates http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates <div class="node-body article-body">The DAT North American Freight Index climbed 47% in March 2017, the first month-over-month increase of the year as shippers ramped up freight activity, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:35:00 +0000 43891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace helps shippers join SmartWay http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway <div class="node-body article-body">Transplace announced that Welch’s, Del Monte Foods Inc and other leading shippers have successfully completed 2016 emissions reporting with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway#comments Business Tools Foodservice Going Green News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:53:00 +0000 43861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PeopleNet, Noregon deepen relationship http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship <div class="node-body article-body">PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology; and vehicle data expert Noregon are extending their relationship to deliver a new, real-time health and safety monitoring solution for all heavy-duty truck makes and models.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:36:00 +0000 43841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Shippers control LTL freight via OrangeHub http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider has some big news about small shipments: The transportation and logistics services company has created OrangeHub Powered by Schneider, a one-stop online shop to get less-than-truckload (LTL) freight moving in a flash.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:26:00 +0000 43831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com End of first quarter 2017 triggers truckload demand http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the spot market jumped 7.1% during the week ending April 1, 2017, as shippers worked to finish the first quarter on a high note, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:08:00 +0000 43771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com J B Hunt invests in university to establish Center of Excellence http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-invests-university-establish-center-excellence <div class="node-body article-body">J B Hunt Transport Services Inc is making a $2.75 million investment in the University of Arkansas to create the J B Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-invests-university-establish-center-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-invests-university-establish-center-excellence#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:02:00 +0000 43751 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com