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|Jun 24 – 30 vs.|
Jun 17 – 23
|Jun 2018 vs.|
|Jun 2018 vs.|
|Spot Market Loads||–2.2%||+2.5%||+72%|
|Spot Market Capacity||+0.7%||–14%||+1.5%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||+0.4%||+7.9%||+29%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+0.4%||+3.7%||+31%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||–0.4%||+6.3%||+27%|
4th of July and Close of Q2 Keep the Pressure On
Jun 24 – 30 – Urgency to move freight before the end of Q2 and ahead of the 4th of July holiday kept rates high last week. June ended with record-setting rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds. The national average van rate moved up 1¢ to $2.32 per mile. The national reefer rate was $2.69 per mile, and the national flatbed rate increased 1¢ to 2.82 per mile. Load-to-truck ratios increased for reefers, held steady for vans, and declined for flatbeds.
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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: 7/3/2018 – Next update: 7/10/2018