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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Oct 19 - 25 vs.
Oct 12 - 18
Sep 2014 vs.
Aug 2014
Sep 2014 vs.
Aug 2013
Spot Market Loads -5.7% -6.0% +39%
Spot Market Capacity +1.9% +7.8% +17%
Van Load-To-Truck -7.2% -4.9% +13%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.0% +1.0% +9.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -12% -16% +71%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.0% -2.1% +10%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -1.7% -11% +3.6%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.4% +2.2% +11%
Fuel Prices -0.6% -1.2% -4.3%
Truckload Demand, Capacity Near Equilibrium
10/4 $2.03
Spot van Rates
10/11 $2.03
10/18 $2.01
10/25 $2.01
10/4 $2.42
Spot flatbed Rates
10/11 $2.40
10/18 $2.38
10/25 $2.38
10/4 $2.28
Spot reefer Rates
10/11 $2.29
10/18 $2.28
10/25 $2.27


Last update: 10/28/2014 – Next update: 11/4/2014

Rates Mostly Unchanged

Oct 19 - 25 - Truckload rates remain strong, as freight availability and capacity approach a seasonal equilibrium. National average rates were unchanged for vans and flatbeds, but reefer rates slipped 1¢ 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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