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DAT Trendlines

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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Apr 15 – 21 vs.
Apr 8 – 14
Mar 2018 vs.
Feb 2018
Mar 2018 vs.
Mar 2017
Spot Market Loads+3.1%+27%+92%
Spot Market Capacity+4.0%+14%7.0%
Van Load-To-Truck2.2%1.5%+116%
Van Rates (Spot)2.3%+1.4%+32%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck1.0%+37%+148%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.4%+6.8%+25%
Reefer Load-To-Truck10%+7.0%+68%
Reefer Rates (Spot)0.8%0.4%+28%
Fuel Prices+2.0%1.9%+17%
Van and Reefer Rates Take a Dip

Flatbed Load-to-Truck Ratio Remains Above 100

Apr 15 – 21 – Van and reefer rates took a slight dip last week, as produce is slow to take off and winter weather returned to parts of the Northeast and Midwest. The national average van rate fell 5¢ per mile, and the average reefer rate declined 2¢, while the flatbed rate increased 1¢. Still, rates for all three equipment types are higher than their March averages, and the flatbed load-to-truck ratio has exceeded 100 loads per truck for four weeks in a row.

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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: 4/24/2018 – Next update: 5/01/2018

Fuel Prices
+1.0%$3.13 / gallon

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