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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Jan 15 – 21 vs.
Jan 8 – 14
Dec 2016 vs.
Nov 2016
Dec 2016 vs.
Dec 2015
Spot Market Loads14%+13%+84%
Spot Market Capacity+13%9.6%3.9%
Van Load-To-Truck26%+22%+80%
Van Rates (Spot)1.2%+4.2%+0.6%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck20%+35%+167%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%+2.6%+0.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck27%+21%+66%
Reefer Rates (Spot)1.0%+1.0%+1.0%
Fuel Prices0.4%+2.9%+8.7%
Demand Slows in Mid-January

Prices Dip for Vans and Reefers

Jan 15 – 21 – It’s typical for load counts to start tapering off in the third week of January, which is what happened last week. Load-to-truck ratios declined for all equipment types, but they also started out higher than normal for this time of year. National average rates fell 2¢ for both vans and reefers, but were up slightly for flatbeds.

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: 1/25/2017 – Next update: 2/01/2017

Fuel Prices
-0.4%$2.57 / gallon
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