Rate Trend of the Week

Reefer Rates Continue to Cool

February is usually the slowest month of the year for spot freight… Read More

Will We See an Early Spring for Dry Van Freight?

The national average van rate has fallen for six straight weeks now, but that’s pretty typical for mid-February. Read More

Signs of Spring in Flatbed Markets

Flatbed trends have been mostly neutral overall so far in February. Read More

Rail Competition Takes a Bite Out of Van Rates

Spot market rates continue to decline seasonally, as volumes for February are slightly off compared to 2017. Read More

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