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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
Mar 25 – 31 vs.
Mar 18 – 24
Mar 2018 vs.
Feb 2018
Mar 2018 vs.
Mar 2017
Spot Market Loads+3.5%+27%+92%
Spot Market Capacity3.1%+14%7.0%
Van Load-To-Truck+4.3%1.5%+116%
Van Rates (Spot)+0.9%+1.4%+32%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+16%+37%+148%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.4%+6.8%+25%
Reefer Load-To-Truck0.9%+7.0%+68%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.0%0.4%+28%
Fuel Prices+1.3%1.9%+17%
Van Rates Rise as Q1 Ends

Flatbed Load-to-Truck Ratio Tops 100

Mar 25 – 31 – Van rates rose last week as Easter freight moved to its final destinations and shippers closed the books on Q1. The national average van rate increased 2¢ per mile, while the average reefer rate held steady. The national average flatbed rate gained 1¢, but more significantly the flatbed load-to-truck ratio surged to a record-setting 101 loads per truck.

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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: 4/3/2018 – Next update: 4/10/2018

Fuel Prices
+1.0%$3.04 / gallon

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