Truckstop.com Volume Index (TSTOPVV, TSTOPRV, TSTOPFV)

Hannah BlalockMarket Volume Insights

What is it ?  Truckstop.com examined volumes for Van(TSTOPVV), Reefer(TSSTOPRV), and Flatbed(TSTOPFV) loads across the top 103 lanes in 2019. For each mode, the average weekly volume was set to an index value of 100. Any value below 100 would indicate that volume for that week was below the average for the same equipment type. Note that comparisons are only … Read More

VHAUL: Dry Van Headhaul Index

Hannah BlalockMarket Volume Insights

Market Volume Insights What is it? The Dry Van Headhaul Index (VHAUL) calculates the difference between the Dry Van Outbound Tender Volume Index (VOTVI) and the Dry Van Inbound Tender Volume Index (VITVI). The Dry Van Headhaul Index will calculate the difference between the two indices, and therefore, the difference between outbound and inbound volume in markets. Example: VOTVI.ATL was … Read More

RHAUL: Reefer Headhaul Index

Hannah BlalockMarket Volume Insights

Market Volume Insights What is it? The Reefer Headhaul Index (RHAUL) calculates the difference between the Reefer Outbound Tender Volume Index (ROTVI) and the Reefer Inbound Tender Volume Index (RITVI). The Reefer Headhaul Index will calculate the difference between the two indices, and therefore, the difference between outbound and inbound volume in markets. Example: ROTVI.ATL was 250 as of August … Read More

Tender Market Share (ITMS, OTMS)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMarket Volume Insights

What is it? A relative index that measures the number of tendered loads in individual markets in relation to total tendered load volume for the day in the U.S. The sum of all the markets equals 100. Example: OTMS.ATL = 4.58 means the Atlanta market originated 4.58% of all U.S. tendered loads that day. Who is interested? Dispatchers, Brokers, Carriers, … Read More

Tender Volume (TVI)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMarket Volume Insights

Market Volume Insights What is it? An index of tendered volumes on a given day. It is organized by inbound (ITVI) and outbound (OTVI) volumes for the U.S., regional, and market granularity. The index was created with a base of 10,000 on a national level from March 1st 2018 volumes.  For example: If there were 10 national loads tendered on … Read More

Headhaul Index

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMarket Volume Insights

Market Volume Insights What is it? The Headhaul Index (HAUL) calculates the difference between the Outbound Tender Volume Index (OTVI) and the Inbound Tender Volume Index (ITVI). The Headhaul Index will calculate the difference between the two indices, and therefore, the difference between outbound and inbound volume in markets. Example: OTVI.ATL was 250 as of August 1. ITVI.ATL was 200 … Read More