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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
Oct 23 – 29 vs.
Oct 16 – 22
Oct 2016 vs.
Sep 2016
Oct 2016 vs.
Oct 2015
Spot Market Loads 3.6% +2.8% +52%
Spot Market Capacity 1.2% +3.4% 4.2%
Van Load-To-Truck 0.2% 6.0% +86%
Van Rates (Spot) 0.6% +2.5% 2.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck 8.0% +13% +47%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.5% +1.6% 4.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +2.2% 0.8% +54%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.0% 0.5% 2.1%
Fuel Prices 0.1% +2.5% 2.6%
October Load Availability Beats 2015 Level

Rates Rise in October for Vans and Flatbeds

Oct 23 – 29 – Load availability and rates rose in October, compared to September. Freight volume also exceeded 2015 levels for the month, but rates did not catch up to the previous year’s highs.

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: 11/1/2016 – Next update: 11/8/2016

Fuel Prices
+0.0%$2.48 / gallon
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