The map below shows market conditions in the week before the storm grew to hurricane strength, with the dark red areas showing higher demand for inbound trucks.
Below is the same map, one day after Dorian was upgraded to a hurricane.
The data science team also looked at how news of the storm affected their predictive rates model.
The above graph shows van rates on the lane from Atlanta to Lakeland, FL, with rates forecasted into the future by our Data Analytics team’s predicitive rates model. As you can see, the model reacted to news of the hurricane by greatly increasing its predictions.