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DAT Trendlines™

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Industry Trends
 
WEEK
JUL 08 – JUL 14 VS. JUL 01 – JUL 07
MONTH
JUN 2019 VS. MAY 2019
YEAR
JUN 2019 VS. JUN 2018
Spot Market Loads +48.3% +35.9% -50.3%
Spot Market Capacity +20.9% -18.8% +29.9%
Van Load-To-Truck +19.1% +76.2% -50.3%
Van Rates (Spot) -0.5% +5.4% -18.5%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +23.5% +57.2% -74.5%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +1.0% +0.9% -18.4%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +9.2% +80.0% -55.0%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -3.5% +4.9% -16.8%
Fuel Prices +0.4% -2.3% -5.0%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.7%

Fuel Price: $3.06 /gallon


Spot rates take summertime slide

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Post-holiday prices drop for truckload freight

Jul 8 – 14 – There was a significant uptick in spot market activity last week, with a full workforce returning after a break for Fourth of July. But with the holiday in the rear-view mirror, there’s also less urgency for truckload shipments. That led to declining van, reefer, and flatbed rates in many parts of the country.

For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.

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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Trendlines last updated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

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