European backload rates fall


International operators suffered due to weak rates during Christmas 2012 due to the recession across most of the Continent, according to an online international backloads service. The latest Freightex European Road Freight Rate Index, based on the price paid per load  between November 2012 and January 2013, revealed that rates rose from a low of 113 points in November to a high of 117.8 on 1 January, compared to a high of 116 in the same period last year. Despite […]