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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
Nov 13 – 19 vs.
Nov 6 – 12
Oct 2016 vs.
Sep 2016
Oct 2016 vs.
Oct 2015
Spot Market Loads +5.3% +2.8% +52%
Spot Market Capacity +2.1% +3.4% 4.2%
Van Load-To-Truck +3.9% 6.0% +86%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% +2.5% 2.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +3.8% +13% +47%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +1.1% +1.6% 4.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +2.6% 0.8% +54%
Reefer Rates (Spot) 0.5% 0.5% 2.1%
Fuel Prices 0.8% +2.5% 2.6%
Demand Increases for Vans, Reefers, Flats

Flatbed Rates Rise 2¢

Nov 13 – 19 – Load-to-truck ratios rose for all equipment types last week, on stronger seasonal demand. Load volume was exceptionally high for vans, but the average van rate was unchanged. Flatbed rates rose 2¢ as a national average, while reefer rates dipped 1¢ per mile.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates, including fuel surcharges for the past four weeks. Rates are derived from DAT RateView.

Last update: 11/22/2016 – Next update: 11/29/2016

Fuel Prices
-0.8%$2.42 / gallon
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