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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
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 Capacity0.1%3.6%+1.7%
Van Load-To-Truck+16%5.9%46%
Van Rates (Spot)+0.7%0.7%19%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck7.6%+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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