DAT Trendlines

Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Sep 14 - 20 vs.
Sep 7 - 13
Aug 2014 vs.
Jul 2014
Aug 2014 vs.
Aug 2013
Spot Market Loads -3.5% +0.4% +44%
Spot Market Capacity +0.0% -4.7% +1.9%
Van Load-To-Truck -1.9% +5.2% +25%
Van Rates (Spot) -2.4% -2.9% +8.7%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -5.6% +0.5% +106%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -2.4% -0.4% +9.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -3.1% +11% +24%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -1.3% -3.0% +9.1%
Fuel Prices -0.3% -1.2% -1.7%
Rates Remain Strong, After Slight Decline
8/30 $2.00
Spot van Rates
9/6 $2.04
9/13 $2.08
9/20 $2.03
8/30 $2.43
Spot flatbed Rates
9/6 $2.44
9/13 $2.45
9/20 $2.39
8/30 $2.28
Spot reefer Rates
9/6 $2.32
9/13 $2.36
9/20 $2.33


Last update: 9/23/2014 – Next update: 9/30/2014

Rates Slip, Alongside Ratios

Sep 14 - Sep 20 - Rates slipped last week, from the previous week's spike, for vans, reefers, and flatbeds. This trend is consistent with declining load-to-truck ratios. Rates remain strong for the season.

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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