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Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Pricing Jump at Least 4%

Posted November 01, 2017

Under Economic Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Issues


(Evan Lockridge – HDT Truckinginfo)

Separate measures of truckload linehaul and intermodal rates moved higher in September, according to newly released reports, as the U.S. battered hurricanes and higher fuel prices.

September’s Cass Truckload Linehaul Index improved by 4.2% year-over-year to a reading of 128.2, a new all-time high for the index. When the level is compared to August, it posted a 2.9% gain,

According to Donald Broughton, transportation analyst and founder of Broughton Capital, pricing for trucking is continuing to grow ever stronger and gaining momentum. Click here to read more.

Related: Cass Freight Index: U.S. Economy ‘Continues to Get Incrementally Better’ (Trucker.com)