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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
Oct 22 – 28 vs.
Oct 15 – 21
Sep 2017 vs.
Aug 2017
Sep 2017 vs.
Sep 2016
Spot Market Loads 1.8% +12% +117%
Spot Market Capacity 2.4% 13% 7.5%
Van Load-To-Truck +4.3% +28% +120%
Van Rates (Spot) 0.5% +11% +22%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck 4.3% +46% +226%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.0% +3.7% +20%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +1.3% +23% +104%
Reefer Rates (Spot) 0.4% +7.2% +17%
Fuel Prices +0.7% +7.3% +16%
Average Freight Rates Remain High

Van and Reefer Rates Dip; Flatbeds Hold Steady

Oct 22 – 28 – Rates for vans and reefers declined for the third week in a row, while flatbed rates held steady after climbing for the past two months. Rates remain elevated for this time of year for all three equipment types. The national average van rate dipped 1¢ to $2.03 per mile. Reefer rates also dropped 1¢, to $2.32 per mile. The national average flatbed price was unchanged at $2.34 per mile as building materials continue to move to Florida and the Gulf Coast. Load-to-truck ratios are also high for all three trailer types.

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: 11/01/2017 – Next update: 11/8/2017

Fuel Prices
+0.7%$2.82 / gallon

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