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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
May 22 – 28 vs.
May 15 – 21
Apr 2016 vs.
Mar 2016
Apr 2016 vs.
Apr 2015
Spot Market Loads +8.5% +0.2% 28%
Spot Market Capacity 0.1% 3.6% +1.7%
Van Load-To-Truck +16% 5.9% 46%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.7% 0.7% 19%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck 7.6% +23% +1.2%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.5% +2.2% 12%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +25% 10% 54%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.0% +0.6% 16%
Fuel Prices +2.6% +2.9% 23%
Van Rates Climb on High-Volume Lanes


Last update: 5/31/2016 – Next update: 6/7/2016

Fuel Surcharge Plays a Role

May 22- 28 – Van rates recovered 1¢ per mile last week, due to big rate increases on the highest-volume lanes. Flatbeds also added 1¢, but reefer rates were unchanged as a national average. The fuel surcharge also played a role, as diesel prices continue to climb.

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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