Brian Sinclair, Author at Convoy

Why is June 4-6 one of the most popular times for carriers to take vacations? Hint: It’s not kids starting summer vacation. Each June, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) designates a 72-hour period for “International Roadcheck.” This three-day event is described as “the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world.” […]

While a series of winter storms have impacted freight from coast to coast, with highway closures surrounding some major freight markets, the soft marketplace continues to show a surplus of capacity nationwide. According to FreightWaves, national tender rejections have remained stagnant, while tender volumes have decreased 3.5%. Monday, January 17 saw the largest single day […]

December has left the freight community patiently waiting like a kid on Christmas morning. Volumes have been incredibly stable, even trending slightly downward compared to November. FreightWaves is reporting tender rejection rates are down to 12.71% nationally and close to year-to-date lows. The December freight market has been stable, showing little volatility or capacity constraints. […]