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COVID-19 hangs over rising rates

June 24, 2020

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Land Line Now, June 24, 2020.

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Freight and rates continue to climb ahead of the Fourth of July, but the question of rising COVID-19 cases hangs over the post-holiday future.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Truck tonnage takes a hit in May; trucks continue to dominate cross-border freight; and does anyone have Jerry Springer’s number? It’s today’s news in trucking.


II. 2290, UCR deadlines coming up

For owner-operators, every year is a series of paperwork and filing deadlines, most of which are necessary to continue to operate. And two of those deadlines are coming up.


III. Freight, rates up, but COVID-19 casts a shadow

Freight and rates continue to climb ahead of the Fourth of July, but the question of rising COVID-19 cases hangs over the post-holiday future.


IV. To send a stimulus check, or not to send

The president and some others in government like the idea of sending Americans another stimulus check. But others, including many Republicans, aren’t sure. We’ll discuss where everyone stands and what it could mean to you.


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