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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Jan 24 - 30 vs.
Jan 17 - 23
Jan 2016 vs.
Dec 2015
Jan 2016 vs.
Jan 2015
Spot Market Loads +10% -7.5% -33%
Spot Market Capacity -2.5% -4.3% +6.3%
Van Load-To-Truck +16% -10% -32%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% -2.9% -14%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +13% +14% -31%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -1.1% -2.6% -15%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +8.8% -7.6% -50%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.5% -3.1% -14%
Fuel Prices -1.9% -7.2% -29%
Pent-Up Demand Boosts Ratios After Big Storm


Last update: 2/2/2016 – Next update: 2/9/2016

Rates Edge Down

Jan 24 - 30 - Load-to-truck ratios got a nice bump last week, possibly due to pent-up demand after the previous week's winter storm. Van rates were unchanged, but rates edged down for reefers and flatbeds. Diesel prices fell another 4¢ to $2.03 per gallon. 

The chart at left depicts national average spot market rates, including fuel surcharges, for the past four weeks. Rates are derived from DAT RateView.

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