Apparently trucking carriers are rushing to carry loads from the West Coast to inland America. It’s because the rates are much higher for Eastbound freight.
And carriers looking to carry loads back to the West Coast are having trouble finding them. The rates there have not risen much.
Look at the excellent chart in the article, showing the recent changes in rates to and from the West Coast from Dallas.
Zach Strickland, FW Market Expert & Market Analyst Saturday, September 18, 2021Carriers head west for a modern-day gold rush — of freight – FreightWaves