Rate Trend of the Week

Flatbeds in July: High rates despite sharp drops

Flatbed pricing has been volatile lately, with large swings in both directions. There were sharp declines last week, with… Read More

Spot Rates Edge Down From Record Highs, as Contract Rates Keep Rising

The national average van rate edged down to $2.30 per mile during the past week, which is only a penny lower than the… Read More

July Van Report: Spot rates fell. Contract rates rose

July has historically been a quiet month for trucking freight. Not so, this year. The national average van rate was $2.29… Read More

Reefer rates lose traction in California heat wave

Spot rates are trending down for reefer freight, due to hot weather in Southern California. Temperatures in the “fry… Read More

Van Rates Continue Seasonal Decline

Truckload capacity has been tight all year, but we're finally starting to see some easing from the June peak. On the top… Read More

Van rates drift back down to earth

Van rates continued a seasonal slide last week, but the national average van rate was still 1¢ higher than the June… Read More

5 lanes with the biggest mid-July drops

It’s typical for freight markets to slump in mid-July, and last week’s national metrics fell in line with that… Read More

Van rates skyrocket over July 4th week

Van rates hit $2.32 per mile at the end of June, a new record, only to skyrocket to the stratosphere during the 4th of… Read More

Reefer rates hit new highs in record-setting month

Reefer markets continued to sizzle during the last week of June, as the end of Q2 and the upcoming 4th of July holiday… Read More

Van rates close Q2 with a bang

As expected, June went into the books with the highest spot market rates on record. The national averages for all three… Read More

Hot Flatbed Segment Shows Signs of Cooling

Demand for flatbeds has been red hot for months, and so are rates. It seems like every week we set a new record for… Read More

Van Rates Edge Up as Load-to-Truck Ratio Declines

Van rates edged up another penny last week, to $2.31 per mile for the month to-date. Yet the national average… Read More