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Truckers Home Run

DAT Trendlines™

powered by DAT RateView™

Industry Trends
 
WEEK
MAR 18 – MAR 24 VS. MAR 11 – MAR 17
MONTH
FEB 2019 VS. JAN 2019
YEAR
FEB 2019 VS. FEB 2018
Spot Market Loads +0.5% -4.6% -42.9%
Spot Market Capacity +5.0% -11.4% +35.9%
Van Load-To-Truck -13.9% +8.8% -49.8%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.7% -3.3% -11.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +13.5% -3.3% -11.3%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +1.1% -1.0% -1.6%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -16.9% -7.4% -48.2%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.6% -4.2% -8.7%
Fuel Prices -0.3% +0.6% -1.6%

Spot market still waiting for spring

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.0%

Fuel Price: $3.08 /gallon


National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Freight rates slow to rebound

Mar 18 – 24 – The bomb cyclone rerouted supply chains two weeks ago, and flooding continues in the Midwest. Freight markets have been slow to rebound, and a major tank fire in Houston added further disruption last week. Volumes are still strong compared to last year, but extra capacity has kept national average rates in check for vans, reefers and flatbeds in March.

Trendlines shows a weekly snapshot of the month-to-date for national average rates from DAT RateView. National average spot market rates for the past four months, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above.

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Last update: 3/26/2019 – Next update: 4/9/2019

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