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INDUSTRY TRENDS WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Jan 18 - 24 vs.
Jan 11 - 17
Dec 2014 vs.
Nov 2014
Dec 2014 vs.
Dec 2013
Spot Market Loads -19% +2.8% +19%
Spot Market Capacity +15% +1.7% +20%
Van Load-To-Truck -30% +5.9% +0.7%
Van Rates (Spot) -1.0% +1.5% +7.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -27% -4.2% +13%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -1.8% -0.9% +5.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -32% -3.8% -5.3%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.9% -0.4% +14%
Fuel Prices -2.3% -6.5% -12%
Load Volume Slips, Capacity Continues to Rise


Last update: 1/27/2015 – Next update: 2/3/2015

Load Volume Down 19%

Jan 18 - 24 - Load volume fell 19% last week, while truckload capacity posted another strong 15% gain, driving load-to-truck ratios down. Freight rates continued to move down for vans, flatbeds and reefers as a seasonal winter slowdown continues.

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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