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DAT Trendlines™

powered by DAT RateView™

Industry Trends
 
WEEK
Mar 03 – Mar 09 vs.
Feb 24 – Mar 02
MONTH
Feb 2019 vs.
Jan 2019
YEAR
Feb 2019 vs.
Feb 2018
Spot Market Loads -1.7% -5.1% -27.5%
Spot Market Capacity +5.1% -9.7% +0.0%
Van Load-To-Truck -8.9% +0.0% -34.1%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% -3.6% -11.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +1.0% -3.6% -11.3%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.4% +0.0% -0.8%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -7.1% -5.9% -40.1%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.5% -3.5% -8.3%
Fuel Prices +0.9% +0.6% -1.6%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +1.0%

Fuel Price: $3.08 /gallon


National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Truckload rates halt 8-week slide

Mar 3 – 9 – After falling for eight straight weeks, van and reefer rates are stabilizing. The national average van rate held steady, and van volumes are actually up compared to last year at this time. The national averages for reefers and flatbeds each added 1¢, but many of the top reefer lanes are still waiting for the spring surge.

National average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 3/12/2019 – Next update: 3/26/2019

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