JOC Uncharted: Shippers urged to use data to combat spot rate premiums

[caption caption="US truck shippers doubled their spot market usage from roughly 20 percent of shipments historically to 40 percent in December, according to data from transportation consultant Breakthrough. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]US surface transportation shippers doubled their dependence on securing capacity via the spot market in December largely due to demand...