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Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Jul 16 - 22 vs.
Jul 9 - 15
Jun 2017 vs.
May 2017
Jun 2017 vs.
Jun 2016
Spot Market Loads -2.5% +22% +90%
Spot Market Capacity +1.8% -11% -0.8%
Van Load-To-Truck -3.6% +49% +91%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.1% +6.5% +11%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -5.1% +18% +137%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.9% +2.9% +10%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -4.9% +47% +77%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -1.4% +5.0% +7.1%
Fuel Prices +0.8% -1.9% +3.6%
July Slump is Less Dramatic This Year
Rates Dip for Vans, Reefers, Flatbeds

Jul 16 - 22 - Freight volumes and prices moved lower last week, as is typical in mid-July. Still, we're coming off some of the highest prices we've seen in years. National averages rates for vans and flatbeds dipped 2¢ per mile, while reefer rates declined 3¢.

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.

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Last update: 7/25/2017 – Next update: 8/1/2017

Fuel Prices
+0.8% $2.51 / gallon