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SONAR High-Frequency Supply Chain Data

Market Percent Change *Today’s Value Last value
NTI.USANational Truckload Index 0 $2.33 $2.34
NTIL.USANTI (Linehaul Only) 0 $1.69 $1.69
NTIDL.USANTI (Linehaul Daily) -0.01 $1.61 $1.63
OTRI.USAOutbound Tender Rejection Index -0.05 3.48 3.65
OTVI.USAOutbound Tender Volume Index 0.01 11866.22 11793.25
Market Percent Change *Today’s Value Last value
MQFWSCTP.USASupply Chain Tech Index -0.01 $3774.75 $3803.79
Market Percent Change *Today’s Value Last value
IOTI.USAInbound Ocean TEU Index 0.01 1543.57 1522.78
IOSI.USAInbound Ocean Shipment Index 0 2168.34 2173.45
FBXD.GLBL 0 1271.57 1275.63
FBXD.CNAW -0.03 1565.53 1620
Market Percent Change *Today’s Value Last value
IMOTRI.LAXIntermodal Outbound LA Tender Rejection Rate -0.4 0.68% 1.13%
IMOTRI.CHIIntermodal Outbound CHI Tender Rejection Rate 0 0% 0%
Market Percent Change *Today’s Value Last value
DTS.USADiesel Truckstop Retail Aaverage 0 $4.176 $4.193
ULSDR.USAUltra-Low Sulphur Diesel Rack Price -0.01 $2.557 $2.585

Weekly NTI Update: September 26, 2022

FreightWaves Pricing Power Index

The most wonderful time

Tender volumes were outpacing 2022 levels before the holiday and came within spitting distance of 2020 — freight demand’s second-best year on record.

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FreightWaves Pricing Power Index

The minor fall and the major lift

FreightWaves Pricing Power Index

Death by a thousand cuts

SONAR Analyst Reports

Ocean carriers’ record rejections last-ditch effort to bolster spot rates

SONAR’s Container Atlas shows new booking volumes plummeting over 35% from their Aug. 1 peak, a key indicator that U.S. import demand is rapidly deteriorating. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

Contract rate decline takes pause despite significant spot market discount

Transportation providers are going to have to maintain an aggressive posture when competing for business during the upcoming bid season.

Ocean carriers steadily losing pricing power in trans-Pacific

Ocean carriers are steadily losing pricing power on the trans-Pacific as China to U.S. demand peaks for the second half of 2023.

State of Freight Insights

Daily Infographic

The Cost Of Diesel

Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine

Company Earnings

Bankruptcies and Layoffs

Autonomous Freight

TuSimple lays off 150 more employees as it winds down US operations

TuSimple Holdings is following through on winding down its U.S. autonomous trucking business, laying off 150 more employees.

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Lion Class 8 truck image from 2021
convoy trucking layoffs

Chart of the Week

Chart of the Week

Atlanta becomes casualty of imports returning to West Coast

Shippers are reverting to pre-pandemic shipping patterns, which may exacerbate the next freight market shift.

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Solvento pushing digitization with invoicing software, $53.5M in debt and new funding

Solvento Audita streamlines payment processes for Mexican trucking entities, offering transparency through API integration and addressing tax regulations.

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Net-Zero Carbon


US, Canada to form task force to get locomotive emissions to net zero

The U.S. and Canada plan to form a joint task force aimed at developing and integrating zero-emissions technologies for locomotives at a wider and accelerated scale.

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A jet being filled with sustainable aviation fuel at an airport. The fuel dolly has a blue SAF sign on it.