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|Jul 29 – Aug 4 vs.
Jul 22 – 28
|Jul 2018 vs.
|Jul 2018 vs.
|Spot Market Loads||–0.7%||–29%||+45%|
|Spot Market Capacity||–1.3%||+12%||+20%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||–2.6%||–0.9%||+29%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||–1.1%||–1.8%||+28%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||–3.1%||–3.3%||+26%|
Load-to-Truck Ratios Rise For Vans and Reefers
Jul 29 – Aug 4 – Truckload rates continue their seasonal decline, although freight volumes and prices rose in several top markets. In the first few days of August, national average rates dropped for vans, reefers and flatbeds compared to July averages. National load-to-truck ratios increased for vans and reefers, a sign that the rate picture could turn around soon.
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National average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the above graph. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.
Last update: 8/7/2018 – Next update: 8/14/2018