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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 11 – 17 vs.
Mar 4 – 10
Feb 2018 vs.
Jan 2018
Feb 2018 vs.
Feb 2017
Spot Market Loads1.2%14%+121%
Spot Market Capacity+2.0%+2.9%8.5%
Van Load-To-Truck+0.9%29%+185%
Van Rates (Spot)+0.0%4.9%+31%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck2.1%+19%+150%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.0%0.4%+20%
Reefer Load-To-Truck3.1%39%+106%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.0%8.3%+30%
Fuel Prices0.5%+0.9%+19%
National Van Rate Unchanged for 4 Weeks

Reefer and Flatbed Rate Also in Holding Pattern

Mar 11 – 17 – National average rates are in a holding pattern for now. The national average van rate held steady at $2.14 per mile for the fourth week in a row. Average reefer and flatbed rates also were unchanged. Don’t expect that to last long though. Just ahead is the end of third quarter, the pre-Easter rush, and the penalty phase of the ELD mandate.

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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: 3/20/2018 – Next update: 3/27/2018

Fuel Prices
-0.3%$2.97 / gallon

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