DAT Trendlines

Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  July 13 - 19 vs.
July 6 - 12
June 2014 vs.
May 2014
June 2014 vs.
June 2013
Spot Market Loads -5.4% +15% +63%
Spot Market Capacity +13% -16% +2.7%
Van Load-To-Truck -19% +50% +42%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.4% +5.1% +12%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -11% +29% +133%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.0% +3.4% +11%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -21% +39% +32%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -1.6% +4.7% +8.0%
Fuel Prices +0.6% -0.9% +1.6%
Demand and Rates Continue Seasonal Slide
DAT Solutions Rate Trend of the Week - 7/13 to 7/19
Rates Dip, But Stay Strong

Week of July 13 - 19 - Demand remains strong, and rates are high on the spot market, despite a seasonal decline. Freight availability and rates typically peak in June. Last week's average rates declined 3¢ per mile for vans and 4¢ for reefers. Rates were unchanged for flatbeds, compared to the previous week.

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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