Infographic: California wildfires drive up rates

The out-of-control wildfires burning in California have had a dramatic impact on spot rates in the region. This infographic explores some of those impacts. For a more detailed look at the impacts, read: L.A. fires send spot rates through the roof.

(Illustration: Jason Fouts)


Brian Straight

Brian Straight has covered the U.S. trucking and transportation community for more than 10 years, winning numerous regional and national editorial awards, including a Jesse. H. Neal Award. Prior to working on FreightWaves, Brian spent 10 years at industry trade magazine Fleet Owner, and prior to that managed daily newspaper editorial operations.