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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
May 7 – 13 vs.
Apr 30 – May 6
Apr 2017 vs.
Mar 2017
Apr 2017 vs.
Apr 2016
Spot Market Loads1.5%0.3%+91%
Spot Market Capacity+1.8%12%6.6%
Van Load-To-Truck0.2%+8.4%+128%
Van Rates (Spot)1.2%+2.5%+11%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck6.2%+20%+103%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)0.5%+2.0%+8.9%
Reefer Load-To-Truck5.6%+6.1%+134%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+1.0%+3.7%+7.8%
Fuel Prices0.7%+1.1%+20%
Short Haul Rates Climb, While Long Haul Van Rates Slip

Spring Harvests Boost Reefer Rates

May 7 – 13 – Last week, the national average van rate retreated 2¢ per mile after hitting its highest point since January the previous week. Likewise, the national flatbed rate dipped 1¢ last week after reaching its highest level in nearly two years the week before. Spring produce coming out of California and Central Florida helped boost the  average reefer rate up 2¢ per mile.

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: 5/17/2017 – Next update: 5/24/2017

Fuel Prices
-0.8%$2.54 / gallon
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