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 6 - 12 vs.
June 29 - July 5
June 2014 vs.
May 2014
June 2014 vs.
June 2013
Spot Market Loads +8.7% +15% +63%
Spot Market Capacity +28% -16% +2.7%
Van Load-To-Truck -19% +50% +42%
Van Rates (Spot) -0.9% +5.1% +12%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -15% +29% +133%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -2.8% +3.4% +11%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -16% +39% +32%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -2.0% +4.7% +8.0%
Fuel Prices -0.5% -0.9% +1.6%
Demand and Rates Slip in First Full Week of July
DAT Solutions Rate Trend of the Week - 7/6 to 7/12
Rates Recede Seasonally

Week of July 6 - 12 - Spot market capacity rebounded fully from the July 4th holiday week, but load availability rose only 8.7%, a typical seasonal pattern for early July. Rates declined 2¢ per mile for vans, 5¢ for reefers, and 7¢  for flatbeds, compared to extraordinary highs of 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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