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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Jan 1 – 7 vs.
Dec 25 – 31
Dec 2016 vs.
Nov 2016
Dec 2016 vs.
Dec 2015
Spot Market Loads+17%+13%+84%
Spot Market Capacity+9.5%9.6%3.9%
Van Load-To-Truck+9.8%+22%+80%
Van Rates (Spot)+2.3%+4.2%+0.6%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+6.8%+35%+167%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)1.5%+2.6%+0.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck4.3%+21%+66%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+2.5%+1.0%+1.0%
Fuel Prices+0.4%+2.9%+8.7%
High Load-to-Truck Ratios Kick Off 2017

Demand Stays Strong in New Year

Jan 1 – 7 – Higher volumes and fuel prices led to higher national averages for van rates and reefer rates, though the national flatbed rates declined, compared to the average for December. Prices fell in most major markets, when compared to the highs of the previous week.

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: 1/10/2017 – Next update: 1/17/2017

Fuel Prices
+0.4%$2.60 / gallon
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