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National Flatbed Rates
Flatbed Rate Average Remains High
Aug 6 - 12 - The national average rate for flatbeds declined 3¢ to $2.19 per mile. That's still a high rate, as the previous week experienced the highest rate average in more than 2 years. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the Freight Talk blog.

 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $2.60/gallon,

About Market Rates

Rates are market averages derived from DAT RateView™, an innovative service that provides real-time reports on prevailing spot market and contract rates, as well as historical rate and capacity trends. RateView's comprehensive database is comprised of more than $33 billion in freight bills in over 65,000 lanes.

July Flatbed Rate Sets Two-Year Record

July flatbed rates rose 3¢ compared to June. The July national average of $2.20 per mile set a two-year record, with a 27¢ increase over July 2016. 

The chart above depicts national average line haul rates and fuel surcharges for flatbeds in the past 13 months, derived from DAT RateView.

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Last update: 8/15/2017 – Next update: 8/22/2017

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
7/22 $2.18
7/29 $2.19
8/5 $2.22
8/12 $2.19
Fuel Prices
+0.8% $2.60 / gallon