Rate Trend of the Week

Van Rates Respond to Seasonal Slowdown

Van rates continued to moderate last week, and van load posts declined as we moved into February. Read More

Booming Oil Industry Boosts Flatbed Demand

The energy sector heated up in January, which contributed to higher flatbed load counts for the month. Read More

Van Rates Still Feeling Pressure from the ELD Mandate

Van rates and load counts have been trending down for three weeks, and the national average van rate slipped to $2. Read More

Reefer Spot Market Shows Impact of ELDs

This is the off-season for refrigerated freight, but we can still see the impact of the ELD mandate across the spot market… Read More

Spot Market Seasonal Slowdown Begins ... Sorta

Spot market demand tends to slow down in the middle of January… Read More

Reefer Demand Remains High in Mid-Winter

Reefer load counts stayed high through the second week of January… Read More

Load-to-Truck Ratios Drop for First Time Since ELD Mandate

Load posts on the DAT Network have risen steadily since the second week in November, and they were up another 17% last week. Read More

Reefer Freight Adjusts to Post-Holidays, Post-ELD

The demand for refrigerated trailers peaked at year-end… Read More

Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

The national average van rate has soared in the new year, hitting a whopping $2.30/mile on January 6th. Read More

Flatbed Markets Adjust to Holidays, Regulations, and Weather

Flatbed rates saw a spike in the week before Christmas… Read More

Van Rates End 2017 With a Bang

Truckload capacity on the spot market was already tight before Christmas… Read More

Reefer Rates Respond to New Regulations and Pre-Holiday Urgency

Last week was a short week, as most carriers needed to get drivers home in time for the Christmas weekend. Read More