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National Reefer Rate Moves Down 4¢

Aug 6- 12 - Reefer rates have been moving up and down from week to week. Last week the national average reefer rate declined 4¢ to $2.08 per mile, after rising 4¢ the previous week. Rates have remained above $2.00 per mile for the past 12 weeks. The national load-to-truck ratio declined compared to the previous week.

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™, and 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 Reefer Rate Up 15¢ Year Over Year

Spot market rates declined 4¢ from their June peak, to their second-highest monthly average in two years for reefers. At $2.08 per mile, the July average rate was 15¢ higher than the average for July 2016.

The chart above depicts national average line haul rates and fuel surcharges for reefers 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 $2.09
7/29 $2.08
8/5 $2.12
8/12 $2.08
Fuel Prices
+0.8% $2.60 / gallon