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Spot demand helps rates

February 21, 2019

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LLN (2/20/19) – Spot market demand helps stem the tide of falling rates. Meanwhile, diesel prices have increased. Also, a good relationship with your tire dealer is important for your tires. And the insurance market could have a big impact on automated vehicles.

0:00-9:41 – Newscast

9:41-24:25 – Tire advice

24:25-39:22 – More freight demand; diesel prices up

39:22-49:08 – Insurance and automated vehicles

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Taking care of your tires is one of the most important things you can do for your business. And maintaining a good relationship with your tire dealer is one of the most important things you can do for your tires. Terry Scruton talks with Jose Martinez of Goodyear Truck Tires.

Segment 3

Spot market demand is heating up to help to stem the tide of falling rates. Meanwhile, freight volume is firming up about a month early. Mary McKenna talks with Peggy Dorf with DAT.

Also, diesel prices have increased. That’s a possible reflection of U.S. Sanctions against Iran and Venezuela. Mary has our weekly update.

Segment 4

Virtually every aspect of automated vehicles is under discussion by someone involved in transportation. However, most haven’t thought about the insurance market could affect implementation, or how automated cars will affect insurance. Mark Reddig talks with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

 

 

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