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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
Jan 21 – 27 vs.
Jan 14 – 20
Dec 2017 vs.
Nov 2017
Dec 2017 vs.
Dec 2016
Spot Market Loads3.0%+7.0%+86%
Spot Market Capacity+8.3%14%5.9%
Van Load-To-Truck13%+31%+138%
Van Rates (Spot)0.4%+1.9%+22%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+0.0%+23%+77%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)0.4%+0.0%+19%
Reefer Load-To-Truck17%+18%+73%
Reefer Rates (Spot)1.1%+1.2%+24%
Fuel Prices0.1%+0.0%+16%
Rates Decline Seasonally, but Remain High

Load-to-Truck Ratios Ease Off

Jan 21 – 27 – Rates declined for the third week straight, but remain higher than at any point in 2017. Load-to-truck ratios have eased off from record highs, but the ELD mandate, a healthy economy and regional snowstorms continue to exert pressure on truckload capacity. National average rates dipped 1¢ for vans and flatbeds last week, while the average reefer rate dropped 3¢.

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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: 1/30/2018 – Next update: 2/6/2018

Fuel Prices
+1.6%$3.07 / gallon

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