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DAT Trendlines

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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
Jun 24 – 30 vs.
Jun 17 – 23
Jun 2018 vs.
May 2018
Jun 2018 vs.
Jun 2017
Spot Market Loads 2.2% +2.5% +72%
Spot Market Capacity +0.7% 14% +1.5%
Van Load-To-Truck +0.3% +44% +76%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.4% +7.9% +29%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck 12% 13% +100%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.4% +3.7% +31%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +4.3% +43% +30%
Reefer Rates (Spot) 0.4% +6.3% +27%
Fuel Prices 0.9% +0.3% +30%
Spot Rates Hit All-Time Highs in June

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

Fuel Prices
-0.6%$3.22 / gallon

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