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|Feb 25 – Mar 3 vs.
Feb 18 – 24
|Feb 2018 vs.
|Feb 2018 vs.
|Spot Market Loads||+7.6%||–14%||+121%|
|Spot Market Capacity||–1.7%||+2.9%||–8.5%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||+0.0%||–4.9%||+31%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+1.7%||–0.4%||+20%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||–1.2%||–8.3%||+30%|
Flatbed Load-to-Truck Ratio Surges
Feb 25 – Mar 3 – Vans held steady at a national average of $2.14 per mile, after seven weeks of declining rates. Van rates may be ready to rebound. Meanwhile, the load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds hit a record high of almost 80:1 last week, and the average flatbed rate rose 4¢. The national average rate for reefers declined 3¢, but load volume is on the rise.
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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: 3/6/2018 – Next update: 3/13/2018