Shippers swallow higher contract rates to secure capacity

September 10, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 3:25PM EDT

[caption caption="US Xpress Enterprises CEO Eric Fuller said carriers will push for double-digit contract rate increases in 2021 after two consecutive years of rate reductions. Photo credit: Ari Ashe."][/caption]Shippers who locked in low contract truck rates in January or during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic are now having...

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