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|Jul 15 – 21 vs.|
Jul 8 – 14
|Jun 2018 vs.|
|Jun 2018 vs.|
|Spot Market Loads||–5.5%||+2.5%||+72%|
|Spot Market Capacity||+1.3%||–14%||+1.5%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||–2.1%||+7.9%||+29%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||–0.4%||+3.7%||+31%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||–1.9%||+6.3%||+27%|
Spot Rates Continue Seasonal Decline
Jul 15 – 21 – Truckload capacity has been tight all year, but that’s eased gradually from the June peak. The national load-to-truck ratios declined last week for dry vans, reefers, and flatbeds, taking some pressure off what have been historically high spot rates. The national average van rate declined 5¢ to $2.33 per mile, but that’s still higher than the June average. The national reefer rate also dropped 5¢, while the average flatbed rate dipped 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: 7/24/2018 – Next update: 7/31/2018