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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Nov 20 – 26 vs.
Nov 13 – 19
Oct 2016 vs.
Sep 2016
Oct 2016 vs.
Oct 2015
Spot Market Loads30%+2.8%+52%
Spot Market Capacity28%+3.4%4.2%
Van Load-To-Truck+2.3%6.0%+86%
Van Rates (Spot)0.6%+2.5%2.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+1.0%+13%+47%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)1.0%+1.6%4.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck8.9%0.8%+54%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+0.5%0.5%2.1%
Fuel Prices+0.0%+2.5%2.6%
Van and Flatbed Ratios Rise During Holiday Week

Rates Edge Down

Nov 20 – 26 – Last week began with a flurry of load board activity, but it slowed by Wednesday afternoon for the long Thanksgiving weekend. Rates rose on the high-traffic lanes, but some backhaul lanes lost traction, so adjustments to the national averages were small. Van rates dipped 1¢, reefer rates added 1¢, and flatbed rates fell 2¢, compared to the previous week.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates, including fuel surcharges for the past four weeks. Rates are derived from DAT RateView.

Last update: 11/29/2016 – Next update: 12/6/2016

Fuel Prices
+0.0%$2.42 / gallon
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