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US shippers seek truck rate deals now before potential spike

The first quarter may be a slack season for truck freight as the industry catches its breath after the frenzied winter holidays and gears up for the spring surge in home goods sales, but US shippers are moving quickly to seal new pricing contracts with trucking companies.

Eager to avoid potential rate increases in the second half of the year, shippers are sitting down with trucking providers now to talk pricing. And they’re putting more business up for bid to protect savings gained in last year’s weak freight market, when their pricing muscle was mighty.

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February 18, 2017