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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Mar 15 - 21 vs.
Mar 8 - 14
Feb 2015 vs.
Jan 2015
Feb 2015 vs.
Feb 2014
Spot Market Loads -3.9% -7.2% -28%
Spot Market Capacity +6.6% +1.1% +53%
Van Load-To-Truck -16% -6.6% -52%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% -2.6% -5.1%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +10% -7.0% -52%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +1.4% -3.6% -3.2%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -19% -15% -51%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.5% -5.4% -3.7%
Fuel Prices -0.9% -4.7% -28%
Freight Availability Gives Back 3.9%


Last update: 3/24/2015 – Next update: 3/31/2015

Flatbed Rates Add 3¢ More

Mar 15 - 21 - Freight availability edged down 3.9% last week, and capacity added another 6.6%. Load-to-truck ratios declined again for vans and reefers and increased for flatbeds. Market conditions may pick up next week, to close the first quarter.

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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