Industry Trends
 
WEEK
NOV 11 - NOV 17 VS. NOV 04 - NOV 10
MONTH
OCT 2019 VS. SEP 2019
YEAR
OCT 2019 VS. OCT 2018
Spot Load Posts +12.0% -8.3% -10.3%
Spot Truck Posts -3.3% +23.9% +10.7%
Van Load-To-Truck +22.4% -29.8% -19.8%
Van Spot Rates +2.1% -2.1% -13.5%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -1.8% -22.8% -25.6%
Flatbed Spot Rates -0.7% -1.0% -12.3%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +26.8% -23.9% -17.3%
Reefer Spot Rates +2.7% -2.2% -13.0%
Fuel Prices +0.4% +1.2% -9.3%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.3%

Fuel Price: $3.07 /gallon


Freight volumes build ahead of Thanksgiving

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Van and reefer rates up slightly

Nov 11-17 - Van and reefer load-to-truck ratios got a big boost last week, rising more than 20%. Vans are moving retail products in preparation for Black Friday and reefers are hauling fresh food ahead of Thanksgiving. Rates, however, have remained fairly stable. Van and reefer rates saw a slight increase, while flatbed rates declined.

For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.

Trendlines shows a weekly snapshot of the month-to-date for national average rates from DAT RateView. National average spot market rates for the past four months, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above.

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Trendlines last updated: 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM