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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
  July 20 - 26 vs.
July 13 - 19
June 2014 vs.
May 2014
June 2014 vs.
June 2013
Spot Market Loads -3.5% +15% +63%
Spot Market Capacity +4.7% -16% +2.7%
Van Load-To-Truck -8.6% +50% +42%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.4% +5.1% +12%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -10% +29% +133%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -1.2% +3.4% +11%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -2.9% +39% +32%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -1.7% +4.7% +8.0%
Fuel Prices -0.3% -0.9% +1.6%
Spot Market Continues Seasonal Slump
DAT Solutions Rate Trend of the Week - 7/20 to 7/26
Rate Pressure Eases in July

Week of July 20 - 26 - A seasonal slump in demand and rates is typical from early July through mid-August. Last week's average rates slipped another 3¢ per mile for vans, 4¢ for reefers, and 3¢ for flatbeds, 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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