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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry TrendsWEEKMONTHYEAR
Dec 4 – 10 vs.
Nov 27 – Dec 3
Nov 2016 vs.
Oct 2016
Nov 2016 vs.
Nov 2015
Spot Market Loads8.6%+4.6%+87%
Spot Market Capacity+15%3.3%+5.1%
Van Load-To-Truck28%+9.7%+74%
Van Rates (Spot)0.6%+1.2%2.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck5.6%+3.1%+124%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%1.0%3.6%
Reefer Load-To-Truck26%+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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