Coyote Curve

Resources that help shippers and carriers understand the truckload market and forecast where it's heading.

  • Q2 2022 Truckload Market Forecast: Spot & Contract Freight Rate Trends

    Q2 2022 Truckload Market Forecast: Spot & Contract Freight Rate Trends

    The most recent Coyote Curve update recaps what happened in Q1 to date, and where the market is heading in Q2 and beyond.

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  • Miss the Live Event? Learn From LTL Experts With Sessions On Demand

    Miss the Live Event? Learn From LTL Experts With Sessions On Demand

    Watch the Supply Chain Master Series: LTL in Focus, a free, on-demand, virtual event for logistics professionals. Learn market trends & shipping best practices from industry experts.

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  • How to Understand the U.S. Truckload Market with the Coyote Curve1:06

    How to Understand the U.S. Truckload Market with the Coyote Curve

    The U.S. truckload market is massive, fragmented and dynamic, making difficult for shippers and carriers to manage its ups and downs. This free index can help you navigate the market's chaos.

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  • Freight Market Cheat Sheet: 6 Shipping Trends for May 2022

    Freight Market Cheat Sheet: 6 Shipping Trends for May 2022

    Download this quick reference guide to stay on top of LTL, truckload, intermodal and cross-border trends, and get 6 actionable tips you can apply to your supply chain.

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  • Supply & Demand 101: Learn the Basics of U.S. Truckload Market Economics

    Supply & Demand 101: Learn the Basics of U.S. Truckload Market Economics

    Learn the basics of U.S. truckload market economics and get a crash course in supply and demand in this comprehensive guide for supply chain professionals.

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  • Contract vs. Spot Rates: What's the Difference in Truckload Freight Shipping?

    Contract vs. Spot Rates: What's the Difference in Truckload Freight Shipping?

    Everything you need to know about committed freight pricing to run a more cost-effective supply chain.

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  • Understanding the U.S. Truckload Market: the Complete Guide for Logistics Professionals

    Understanding the U.S. Truckload Market: the Complete Guide for Logistics Professionals

    How seasonal demand, annual bids and fluctuating supply and demand affect truckload market capacity.

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  • Explaining the Coyote Curve Forecasting Model

    Explaining the Coyote Curve Forecasting Model

    Breaking down the Coyote Curve, from the proprietary data we analyze to the economic indicators we use build to confidence in our market forecasting model.

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  • How to Get the Perfect Truckload Spot Rate: 8 Rules of TL Freight Quoting

    How to Get the Perfect Truckload Spot Rate: 8 Rules of TL Freight Quoting

    Every shipper has to get spot quotes for their truckload freight — these do's and don'ts will help you get the best rate every time.

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  • Learn the Trucking Industry in 5 Infographics (Steal These for Your Next Presentation)

    Learn the Trucking Industry in 5 Infographics (Steal These for Your Next Presentation)

    The $800B U.S. truckload market is complex. These graphics help make it simple.

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  • Preparing for Your 2022 RFP? Here Are 7 Steps for a Better Transportation Bid

    Preparing for Your 2022 RFP? Here Are 7 Steps for a Better Transportation Bid

    A procurement expert share tips that will help you prepare for your next transportation network bid.

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  • How to Start a Continuous Improvement Program: 6 Simple Steps for Your Supply Chain

    How to Start a Continuous Improvement Program: 6 Simple Steps for Your Supply Chain

    Learn how to cut costs, improve service and boost employee engagement by setting up a continuous improvement program in your supply chain.

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  • Q3 2021 Truckload Market Forecast: Truckload, LTL & the Post-COVID World

    Q3 2021 Truckload Market Forecast: Truckload, LTL & the Post-COVID World

    Get the most recent Coyote Curve update to learn what happened in Q2-to-date, and where the market is heading in Q3 and beyond.

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  • The Basic Economics of the Truckload Market: Webinar

    The Basic Economics of the Truckload Market: Webinar

    Watch this on-demand webinar that covers supply & demand market basics.

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  • How to Become a Preferred Shipper in the U.S. Truckload Market

    How to Become a Preferred Shipper in the U.S. Truckload Market

    Learn how to bridge the gap with carriers today to become a better shipper tomorrow.

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  • How I Built a Strategy To Withstand Any Market Condition

    How I Built a Strategy To Withstand Any Market Condition

    Steve Abiadal, Sr. Director of Logistics, shared how he uses KPIs and market insights to build a data-driven supply chain strategy.

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  • Q1 2020 Coyote Curve Market Forecast

    Q1 2020 Coyote Curve Market Forecast

    Spot market trends, contract rate activity, and how an economic recession could impact the truckload market in the Q1 2020 Coyote Curve update.

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  • Q4 2019 Coyote Curve Market Forecast

    Q4 2019 Coyote Curve Market Forecast

    After dropping to record lows, the U.S. truckload market is heading back towards inflation. Find out when it will likely flip and what it could mean for your business.

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  • WEBINAR: Q4 2019 Truckload Market Forecast

    WEBINAR: Q4 2019 Truckload Market Forecast

    Is your supply chain prepared for 2020? Find out why shippers and carriers use our quarterly Coyote Curve forecasting webinars to learn where the market is headed.

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  • Q3 2019 Coyote Curve Market Forecast Guide

    Q3 2019 Coyote Curve Market Forecast Guide

    After dropping to record lows, the U.S. truckload market is about to turn. Find out when it will likely flip and what it could mean for your business.

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