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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Oct 12 - 18 vs.
Oct 5 - 11
Sep 2014 vs.
Aug 2014
Sep 2014 vs.
Sep 2013
Spot Market Loads -5.6% -6.0% +39%
Spot Market Capacity +5.6% +7.8% +17%
Van Load-To-Truck -7.1% -4.9% +13%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.0% +1.0% +9.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -15% -16% +71%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.8% -2.1% +10%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -11% -11% +3.6%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.4% +2.2% +11%
Fuel Prices -0.9% -1.2% -4.3%
Truckload Demand, Rates Remain Strong for Season
9/27 $2.02
Spot van Rates
10/4 $2.03
10/11 $2.03
10/18 $2.01
9/27 $2.39
Spot flatbed Rates
10/4 $2.42
10/11 $2.40
10/18 $2.38
9/27 $2.33
Spot reefer Rates
10/4 $2.28
10/11 $2.29
10/18 $2.28


Last update: 10/21/2014 – Next update: 10/28/2014

Load Availability Slips 5.6%

Oct 12 - 18 - Freight availability remained strong on the spot market, despite last week's seasonal decline. National average rates trended down 2¢ per mile for vans and flatbeds, and 1¢ for reefers, 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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