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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
May 28 – Jun 3 vs.
May 21 – 27
May 2017 vs.
Apr 2017
May 2017 vs.
May 2016
Spot Market Loads9.2%+8.8%+100%
Spot Market Capacity19%+14%+2.7%
Van Load-To-Truck+22%+7.8%+109%
Van Rates (Spot)+3.0%+1.2%+9.7%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+13%16%+117%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+1.0%+1.4%+9.4%
Reefer Load-To-Truck2.4%+3.7%+98%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+1.5%+4.1%+6.9%
Fuel Prices0.4%0.9%+11%
Spot Rates Surge Heading Into Summer

Van Load-to-Truck Ratio Soars

May 28 – Jun 3 – National average rates increased for vansreefers and flatbeds, with rates for reefers and flatbeds hitting their highest marks in nearly two years. Load and truck posts on DAT load boards declined due to the 4-day work week following Memorial Day, yet the van load-to-truck ratio hit its highest level since 2014.

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: 6/7/2017 – Next update: 6/14/2017

Fuel Prices
-0.4%$2.56 / gallon
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