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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Dec 11 – 17 vs.
Dec 4 – 10
Nov 2016 vs.
Oct 2016
Nov 2016 vs.
Nov 2015
Spot Market Loads+1.6%+4.6%+87%
Spot Market Capacity5.3%3.3%+5.1%
Van Load-To-Truck+4.5%+9.7%+74%
Van Rates (Spot)1.7%+1.2%2.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+3.1%+3.1%+124%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.0%1.0%3.6%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+21%+15%+60%
Reefer Rates (Spot)0.5%+3.2%+0.5%
Fuel Prices+0.5%0.6%1.2%
Load-to-Truck Ratios Regain Momentum

Rates Dip, But Stay Strong

Dec 11 – 17 – Load-to-truck ratios were already strong, but they went even higher last week, for all equipment types. Van rates dipped 3¢ compared to the previous week, but remain strong for the season. In fact, December is on track to be the peak month for van pricing in 2016. Reefer rates lost 1¢ per mile, and flatbeds were unchanged, week over week.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 12/20/2016 – Next update: 12/27/2016

Fuel Prices
+1.6%$2.53 / gallon
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