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Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Jun 25 – Jul 1 vs.
Jun 18 – 24
Jun 2017 vs.
May 2017
Jun 2017 vs.
Jun 2016
Spot Market Loads+3.0%+22%+90%
Spot Market Capacity2.8%11%0.8%
Van Load-To-Truck+16%+49%+91%
Van Rates (Spot)+0.6%+6.5%+11%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck6.8%+18%+137%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%+2.9%+10%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+12%+47%+77%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.0%+5.0%+7.1%
Fuel Prices+0.3%1.9%+3.6%
End of Q2 Brings Tighter Capacity

Rates Soar Ahead of Independence Day

Jun 25 – Jul 1 – The end of the quarter and the run-up to the July 4th holiday combined to put pressure on spot market capacity and rates last week. The national average van rate for June rose 11¢ above the May average. Reefer rates were up 10¢ month over month, and flatbed rates got a 6¢ boost, compared to May.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 7/5/2017 – Next update: 7/12/2017

Fuel Prices

+0.3%$2.47 / gallon
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