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DAT Trendlines

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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Mar 18 – 24 vs.
Mar 11 – 17
Feb 2018 vs.
Jan 2018
Feb 2018 vs.
Feb 2017
Spot Market Loads+3.6%14%+121%
Spot Market Capacity+1.1%+2.9%8.5%
Van Load-To-Truck+0.7%29%+185%
Van Rates (Spot)0.5%4.9%+31%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+1.2%+19%+150%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.8%0.4%+20%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+3.7%39%+106%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.0%8.3%+30%
Fuel Prices+1.3%+0.9%+19%
Freight Volumes Rise as April Approaches

Average Flatbed Rate Increases

Mar 18 – 24 – Freight volumes are building and load-to-truck ratios increased for all three equipment types last week. The national average van rate dipped 1¢ per mile, while the average reefer rate held steady and the flatbed rate gained 2¢. Rates could go up as we approach Easter, the end of the quarter, and the beginning of the penalty phase of the ELD mandate on April 1.

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National average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the above graph. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 3/27/2018 – Next update: 4/03/2018

Fuel Prices
+1.3%$3.01 /gal.

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