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|Feb 18 – 24 vs.
Feb 11 – 17
|Jan 2018 vs.
|Jan 2018 vs.
|Spot Market Loads||+1.4%||+26%||+134%|
|Spot Market Capacity||+0.6%||+4.1%||–6.9%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||–0.5%||+7.1%||+35%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+2.2%||+3.0%||+24%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||–0.8%||+7.3%||+36%|
Flatbed Load-to-Truck Ratio Tops 70:1
Feb 18 – 24 – Van rates took another step down last week, but that drop is from record highs that were experienced in January. Reefers rates also moved lower, but flatbed prices gained ground for the third week in a row. The load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds continues to skyrocket, topping 70:1 last week. The national average van rate dipped 1¢ and the national reefer rate declined 2¢, while flatbed rates moved up 5¢.
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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: 2/27/2018 – Next update: 3/06/2018