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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Feb 26 – Mar 4 vs.
Feb 19 – 25
Feb 2017 vs.
Jan 2017
Feb 2017 vs.
Feb 2016
Spot Market Loads+17%8.6%+87%
Spot Market Capacity3.9%+4.7%1.8%
Van Load-To-Truck+25%25%+79%
Van Rates (Spot)+2.5%3.0%+5.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+19%+16%+155%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+3.1%+2.1%+7.1%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+30%35%+60%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.5%4.6%+3.3%
Fuel Prices+0.0%0.5%+29%
Rates Rise, and Load Counts Keep Climbing

Load-to-Truck Ratios Increase Sharply

Feb 26 – Mar 4 – Spot market demand has been building, and last week that led to rate increases for each equipment type. The national average van rate increased 4¢ per mile, reefer rates added 1¢, and flatbed rates jumped 6¢. Load-to-truck ratios were also up sharply for each trailer type.

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: 3/8/2017 – Next update: 3/15/2017

Fuel Prices
+0.0%$2.58 / gallon
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