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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 TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Jul 8 – 14 vs.
Jul 1 – 7
Jun 2018 vs.
May 2018
Jun 2018 vs.
Jun 2017
Spot Market Loads+18%+2.5%+72%
Spot Market Capacity+21%14%+1.5%
Van Load-To-Truck5.6%+44%+76%
Van Rates (Spot)2.9%+7.9%+29%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck8.4%13%+100%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)0.7%+3.7%+31%
Reefer Load-To-Truck4.1%+43%+30%
Reefer Rates (Spot)2.5%+6.3%+27%
Fuel Prices+0.2%+0.3%+30%
Van, Reefer Rates Step Down from Record Highs

Capacity Beginning to Loosen

Jul 8 – 14 – Rates for vans and reefers stepped down a bit last week, but they’re still higher than the average for June. The national average van rate fell 7¢ to $2.38 per mile, and the national reefer rate dropped 7¢ to $2.70 per mile. After holding steady for two weeks in a row, the national flatbed rate dipped 2¢ to $2.80 per mile. Load-to-truck ratios declined for all three equipment types, a sign that capacity is beginning to loosen.

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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: 7/17/2018 – Next update: 7/24/2018

Fuel Prices
+0.0%$3.24 / gallon

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