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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Jan 11 - 17 vs.
Jan 4 - 10
Dec 2014 vs.
Nov 2014
Dec 2014 vs.
Dec 2013
Spot Market Loads -1.0% +2.8% +19%
Spot Market Capacity +24% +1.7% +20%
Van Load-To-Truck -20% +5.9% +0.7%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.5% +1.5% +7.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -17% -4.2% +13%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -1.7% -0.9% +5.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -24% -3.8% -5.3%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -2.6% -0.4% +14%
Fuel Prices -3.9% -6.5% -12%
Rates Drift Down, Alongside Fuel Surcharges


Last update: 1/20/2015 – Next update: 1/27/2015

Capacity Adds 24%

Jan 11 - 17 - Truckload capacity added 24% last week, the first indicator of a more typical, slow winter freight season. Freight rates slipped lower for vans, flatbeds and reefers, as did fuel surcharges. 

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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