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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
Dec 4 – 10 vs.
Nov 27 – Dec 3
Nov 2016 vs.
Oct 2016
Nov 2016 vs.
Nov 2015
Spot Market Loads 8.6% +4.6% +87%
Spot Market Capacity +15% 3.3% +5.1%
Van Load-To-Truck 28% +9.7% +74%
Van Rates (Spot) 0.6% +1.2% 2.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck 5.6% +3.1% +124%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.5% 1.0% 3.6%
Reefer Load-To-Truck 26% +15% +60%
Reefer Rates (Spot) 0.5% +3.2% +0.5%
Fuel Prices +0.4% 0.6% 1.2%
December Freight Stays Strong

Rates Dip 1¢ for Vans and Reefers

Dec 4 – 10 – Load availability edged down last week after a big spike the week before. Load-to-truck ratios declined for all trailer types, but all remain higher than usual for this time of the year. Van rates dipped 1¢ from the previous week’s high, and reefers also lost 1¢ per mile, but flatbed rates rose 1¢.

The chart above depicts national average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView.

Last update: 12/13/2016 – Next update: 12/20/2016

Fuel Prices
+0.4%$2.49 / gallon
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