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Rates increase during holiday-shortened week

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Shippers rush freight out ahead of holiday weekend

Nov 25-Dec 1 – The Thanksgiving holiday led to a shortened work week that boosted rates for vans and reefers. Van freight had to arrive by Black Friday, and reefers delivered last-minute items ahead of Thanksgiving Day. Rates continued to rise after the 30th, a signal that pressure is likely to continue in the run-up to Christmas..

For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.

Trendlines shows a weekly snapshot of the month-to-date for national average rates from DAT RateView. National average spot market rates for the past four months, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above.

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Trendlines last updated: 12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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