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DAT Trendlines

powered by DAT RateView

Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
Mar 4 – 10 vs.
Feb 25 – Mar 3
Feb 2018 vs.
Jan 2018
Feb 2018 vs.
Feb 2017
Spot Market Loads +5.0% 14% +121%
Spot Market Capacity +3.1% +2.9% 8.5%
Van Load-To-Truck 3.6% 29% +185%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% 4.9% +31%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +11% +19% +150%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +4.6% 0.4% +20%
Reefer Load-To-Truck 1.5% 39% +106%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.0% 8.3% +30%
Fuel Prices 0.3% +0.9% +19%
Van and Reefer Rates Stay in Neutral

Flatbed Rate and Ratio Continue to Climb

Mar 4 – 10 – The national average van rate held steady at $2.14 per mile for the third week in a row. The average reefer rate also was unchanged. In contrast, the national average flatbed rate rose 11¢ per mile and the load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds hit a record high of almost 90-to-1 last week.

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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: 3/13/2018 – Next update: 3/20/2018

Fuel Prices
-0.3%$2.98 / gallon

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