UPS, ABF Raise Rates 6.9%, Heralding Industry Increases

UPS Freight and ABF Freight System, two of the nation’s largest less-than-truckload carriers, recently announced general rate increases of 6.9% each, a move analysts said heralds an industry push to higher rates.

July 11, 2011

Trucking Rates Rising Due to Tighter Capacity, Higher Costs

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Trucking firms could see their biggest rate increases in years in 2011, and coupled with rising equipment and fuel prices, end products’ costs could increase accordingly, USA Today reported Monday.

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February 28, 2011