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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Oct 5 - 11 vs.
Sep 28 - Oct 4
Sep 2014 vs.
Aug 2014
Sep 2014 vs.
Sep 2013
Spot Market Loads -5.0% -6.0% +39%
Spot Market Capacity +3.6% +7.8% +17%
Van Load-To-Truck -8.2% -4.9% +13%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% +1.0% +9.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -6.9% -16% +71%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.8% -2.1% +10%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -12% -11% +3.6%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.4% +2.2% +11%
Fuel Prices -0.6% -1.2% -4.3%
Van Rates Steady, at $2.03 Per Mile Average
9/20 $2.03
Spot van Rates
9/27 $2.02
10/4 $2.03
10/11 $2.03
9/20 $2.39
Spot flatbed Rates
9/27 $2.39
10/4 $2.42
10/11 $2.40
9/20 $2.33
Spot reefer Rates
9/27 $2.33
10/4 $2.28
10/11 $2.29


Last update: 10/14/2014 – Next update: 10/21/2014

Capacity Expands 3.6%

Oct 5 - 11 - Capacity expanded 3.6% last week on the spot market, and freight availability slipped 5.0%. National average rates held steady for vans, while reefer rates rose 1¢ and flatbed rates declined 2¢, compared to the previous week.

The chart at left depicts national average spot market ("broker buy") rates in the past four weeks, derived from DAT RateView.

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