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Freight gets a spark from the Fourth

July 1, 2020

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Land Line Now, July 1, 2020.

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The July Fourth holiday and the end of the quarter give a boost to freight and rates, but uncertainty lies in the road ahead. Also, questions that get a “yes.”

Freight gets a spark from the Fourth


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

YRC will receive a $700 million CARES Act loan; the Senate passes a surprise extension of the Paycheck Protection Program; and own a piece of the Wild West – in New Zealand – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. The ‘yes’ questions

Last week, we went over some of the frequently asked questions that OOIDA staff has to say “no” to. This time, they look on the brighter side of things with some of the questions they often get to say “yes” to.


III. Fourth adds some fireworks to freight

The July Fourth holiday and the end of the quarter give a boost to freight and rates, but uncertainty lies in the road ahead.


IV. Highway bill – what’s next?

The House version of the highway bill is on its way to passage in the lower chamber of Congress – complete with a provision to more than double your insurance costs.


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