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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Jul 24 – 30 vs.
Jul 17 – 23
Jul 2016 vs.
Jun 2016
Jul 2016 vs.
Jul 2015
Spot Market Loads+3.5%16%+18%
Spot Market Capacity5.0%6.6%9.7%
Van Load-To-Truck+11%2.6%+60%
Van Rates (Spot)0.6%+1.2%9.4%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+4.9%20%+6.6%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%2.0%9.4%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+18%8.4%+16%
Reefer Rates (Spot)1.5%2.0%9.0%
Fuel Prices1.3%0.7%14%
Surprise! July Van Rates Exceed June Averages

Demand Rises at Month’s End

Jul 24 – 30 – More loads were available as July ended, so load-to-truck ratios rose for vans, reefers and flatbeds. Van rates lost a penny and reefer rates dropped 3¢ per mile for the week, but flatbeds added 1¢. The big surprise: the monthly average rate for vans in July topped June levels by 2¢.
Last update: 8/2/2016 – Next update: 8/9/2016

Fuel Prices
-1.3%$2.35 / gallon

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