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Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Feb 4 - 10 vs.
Jan 28 - Feb 3
Jan 2018 vs.
Dec 2017
Jan 2018 vs.
Jan 2017
Spot Market Loads +0.3% +26% +134%
Spot Market Capacity -1.5% +4.1% -6.9%
Van Load-To-Truck +2.3% +9.5% +200%
Van Rates (Spot) -2.7% +7.1% +35%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -1.0% +57% +144%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.9% +3.0% +24%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -1.8% +14% +118%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -3.5% +7.3% +36%
Fuel Prices +0.5% +3.8% +17%
Van and Reefer Rates Continue Seasonal Decline
Flatbed Rates Reverse Course

Feb 4 - 10 - Rates have continued to decline for vans and reefers, but turned upward for flatbeds. Although rates have stepped down from their sky-high levels in early January, they're still significantly higher than at this time last year. National average rates last week dropped 6¢ for vans and 9¢ for reefers, but gained 2¢ for flatbeds.

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National average spot market rates for the past four weeks, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the above graph. Weekly rate snapshots reflect averages for the month to-date, from DAT RateView. 

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Last update: 2/12/2018 – Next update: 2/13/2018

Fuel Prices
-1.0% $3.06 / gallon