September 21, 2020

We have seen a very slight down turn in rates but it is still a very hot spot market. The spot market is not going to collapse overnight but we have seen a very slight downturn to rates in certain areas after the Labor day peaks. We do traditionally see rates fall after holidays so…

September 14, 2020

Last week we saw the capacity crunch continue after the Labor Day holiday with spot market rates still holding strong. Is the capacity tightness and high pressure on rates going to continue? We believe it will, there is a lot of demand for truck load capacity from the nation’s largest retailers that are running on…

August 31, 2020

Hurricane Laura’s impact on the freight market will place greater strains on the spot market.  The demand for trucks in the disaster areas will continue to have long lasting impact as infrastructure damage becomes clearer and historically truck capacity gets pushed into these areas for the relief efforts. Trucks and trailers, whether temperature control for…

August 24, 2020

Freight Brokers Spot Market Report 8/24/2020 The Market right now is very stressful for freight brokers. There is extreme volatility that is very difficult to manage for freight brokers, carriers and shippers.   The freight market continues to get hotter and tighter and volumes have shown no sign of slowing down. Last week we saw…

August 17, 2020

The spot market continues to be on the increase in many regions with a soft slowdown to rates in very few regions. Freight volumes to available trucks ratio is above market expectancy and continues to crunch capacity.     This year so far there has been no signs of any usual seasonal freight trends and…

August 10, 2020

LATEST ADVISORY SPOT MARKET UPDATE Spot volumes have continued to climb and are above what we have seen over the last two years and carriers continue to be in a strong position. We have not been for the last few weeks in any form of seasonal market trends or performance.  We are in uncharted territory…

August 3, 2020

FREIGHT VOLUMES REMAIN STRONG The freight market had another record week of volume to truck ratio increases. The continuous expansion of freight volumes has multiple reasons and in the long term we are still looking to the industry to resolve and overcome many market challenges, such as high unemployment, stimulus packages, health and safety issues for employers, and…

July 27, 2020

Freight volumes continued strong.   Traditionally July is a much softer month in freight volumes and spot rates, however this has not been the case this year. The average long haul spot rate has continued to push higher even after July 4th and there is continued uncertainty of when freight volumes will flatten.   There…

July 20, 2020

Last week we continued to see a rise in the number of load volumes to truck ratio. Freight volumes continued to be strong and truck load earnings continued to rise. With general market conditions improving and looking at macro economics we see little evidence freight volumes weakening to the end of July. The threat of…

July 13, 2020

Freight volumes remained strong as driver safety week starts Continuing to sync our view with the market, we expected the holiday rates to increase as normal in line with produce season. This to us was normal, but the volatility has been extreme. The national average had diverged significantly even after the holiday lead up.  …

July 6, 2020

As the US economy continued its slow opening, and the strain of produce season increased output freight volumes and we saw an increase of freight rates on the spot market, capacity was strained leading up to the July 4th holidays.    While we see COVID-19 cases rising in a number of states, this week we expect…

June 30, 2020

The countries phased reopening took place during a time of intense seasonal upward pressure on rates. The higher rates we’ve been seeing in recent weeks seem to be aligned to the typical seasonal trends providing at least some piece of normality in what have otherwise been turbulent times for everyone. The usual late spring / early summer…

June 16, 2020

The Spot Rate Trends As shippers continue to re-negotiate for the contract market the spot market is seeing a very slow uptake. With the disruptions caused this year it is very hard to say where the spot market will go to during the normal summer peak seasons. We are seeing the Spot Market Truck Freight…

June 8, 2020

LATEST ADVISORY MARKET UPDATE After months of bad news, we are happy to hear there is a glimmer of light with an uptake of US employment rate in May. After months of bad news, we are happy to hear there is a glimmer of light with an uptake of US employment rate in May. However…

June 1, 2020

Ameri Management, Inc. (AMi) brings you years of industry-specific expertise; whatever you’re freight, wherever you’re shipping it to. AMi delivers a professional, efficient service tailored to the specific needs of your business. Our Over The Road freight specialists bring years of experience that have shipped many types of freight to destinations all around the USA. During that time we’ve…

May 20, 2020

While the impact of the COVID-19 crisis continues to be felt both across your and our business, we remain determined to support you through these challenging times and we continue to take all necessary measures to keep your freight moving.

May 16, 2020

So much has changed in such a short time. Within a matter of days, we went from working in our offices to working from home. From face-to-face meetings in conference rooms to web-based access to all our teams. We’ve implemented voice and network usage from our offices to home offices, and seen big shifts in…

May 8, 2020

WE HAVE TO CONTINUE Whatever happens, whatever the market conditions are, and, whatever is coming next, we have to continue. These seem to be difficult days, but if we think of what is happening, we realize we are at the heavy point of being tested. The map has changed and we must be careful during…

April 28, 2020

Transforming In Challenging Times. Thank you for your continued commitment during one of our economy’s most difficult moments. To help you and your business during this unprecedented time, we continue to develop our company to one that our customers are rooting for us to be successful. This internal choice to be greater, grander, nobler and…

April 24, 2020

CHALLENGING TIMES CALL FOR 24/7/365 ON CALL TEAMS Thank you for your continued commitment during one of the most challenging times in our lifetimes. To help you and your business during this unprecedented time, we continue daily to review the state of the supply chain and implement contingency plans daily to ensure there are no…

April 14, 2020

Working Through The Coronavirus Update At AMI we continue to closely monitor developments and the global impact with respect to the coronavirus (COVID-19).The health and safety of our Team Members is of utmost importance to us and we are working very hard to ensure there are no disruptions in our level of service to our…