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|Nov 25 – Dec 1 vs.|
Nov 18 – 24
|Nov 2018 vs.|
|Nov 2018 vs.|
|Spot Market Loads||+54%||–1.8%||–8.3%|
|Spot Market Capacity||+21%||–10%||+30%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||+0.5%||+0.0%||+0.5%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+0.0%||–2.8%||+3.4%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||+0.4%||+2.5%||+2.1%|
Van and reefer rates gain 1¢
Nov 25 – Dec 1 – Demand for vans was exceptionally strong last week, especially in lanes associated with retail and e-commerce freight. Both the national average van rate and reefer rate increased 1¢ per mile, while the national flatbed rate held steady, halting an 8-week decline. Load-to-truck ratios increased for all three equipment types and demand is expected to remain strong through the holidays.
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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: 12/4/2018 – Next update: 12/18/2018
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