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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Jan 22 – 28 vs.
Jan 15 – 21
Dec 2016 vs.
Nov 2016
Dec 2016 vs.
Dec 2015
Spot Market Loads12%+13%+84%
Spot Market Capacity+4.8%9.6%3.9%
Van Load-To-Truck13%+22%+80%
Van Rates (Spot)0.6%+4.2%+0.6%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck17%+35%+167%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%+2.6%+0.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck20%+21%+66%
Reefer Rates (Spot)0.5%+1.0%+1.0%
Fuel Prices0.4%+2.9%+8.7%
Rates Decline Seasonally for Vans and Reefers

Volumes Strong Compared to Last Year

Jan 22 – 28 – Demand continued to decline seasonally, but spot market volumes haven’t fallen off sharply in January like they did around this same time a year ago. Van and reefer rates each fell an average of 1¢ per mile, while the national average flatbed rate rose by 1¢.

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: 2/01/2017 – Next update: 2/8/2017

Fuel Prices
-0.4%$2.56 / gallon
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