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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
May 15 – 21 vs.
May 8 – 14
Apr 2016 vs.
Mar 2016
Apr 2016 vs.
Apr 2015
Spot Market Loads3.7%+0.2%28%
Spot Market Capacity5.6%3.6%+1.7%
Van Load-To-Truck+1.4%5.9%46%
Van Rates (Spot)0.6%0.7%19%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+4.7%+23%+1.2%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.0%+2.2%12%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+18%10.0%54%
Reefer Rates (Spot)0.5%+0.6%16%
Fuel Prices+1.1%+2.9%23%
Tighter Capacity Could Spark Rate Increase

Last update: 5/24/2016 – Next update: 5/31/2016

Rates Dip as Ratios Rise

May 15 – 21 – Van and reefer rates edged down 1¢ per mile, and flatbed rates were unchanged as a national average. Load-to-truck ratios rose, however, so rates may increase this week.

The chart at left depicts national average spot market rates, including fuel surcharges, for the past four weeks. Rates are derived from DAT RateView.

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