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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Mar 5 – 11 vs.
Feb 26 – Mar 4
Feb 2017 vs.
Jan 2017
Feb 2017 vs.
Feb 2016
Spot Market Loads+1.3%8.6%+87%
Spot Market Capacity0.4%+4.7%1.8%
Van Load-To-Truck2.3%25%+79%
Van Rates (Spot)1.8%3.0%+5.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+3.6%+16%+155%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)0.5%+2.1%+7.1%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+1.2%35%+60%
Reefer Rates (Spot)0.5%4.6%+3.3%
Fuel Prices0.8%0.5%+29%
Rates Dip For Vans, Reefers, Flatbeds

Flatbed Load-to-Truck Ratio Still Climbing

Mar 5 – 11 – Load-to-truck ratios increased for reefers and flatbeds last week, with flatbeds continuing a 6-week climb. That, however, did not translate into rate increases. Last week the national average van rate dropped 3¢ per mile, while both reefer rates and flatbed rates slipped 1¢ per mile.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 3/15/2017 – Next update: 3/22/2017

Fuel Prices
-0.8%$2.56 / gallon
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