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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
Jul 22 – 28 vs.
Jul 15 – 21
Jun 2018 vs.
May 2018
Jun 2018 vs.
Jun 2017
Spot Market Loads4.2%+2.5%+72%
Spot Market Capacity+0.5%14%+1.5%
Van Load-To-Truck3.4%+44%+76%
Van Rates (Spot)1.3%+7.9%+29%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck8.1%13%+100%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)0.4%+3.7%+31%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+0.8%+43%+30%
Reefer Rates (Spot)1.1%+6.3%+27%
Fuel Prices0.6%+0.3%+30%
Rates Recede from Record Highs

Ratios Edge Down for Vans and Flatbeds

Jul 22 – 28 – Truckload rates continue their seasonal decline, but rates are still only pennies lower than June’s record highs. Both the national average van rate and reefer rate dropped 3¢ per mile for the month to-date, while the average flatbed rate dipped 1¢. National load-to-truck ratios declined slightly for vans and flatbeds last week, while the reefer ratio was stable compared to the previous week.

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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.

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Last update: 7/31/2018 – Next update: 8/7/2018

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