Industry Trends
 
WEEK
SEP 09 - SEP 15 VS. SEP 02 - SEP 08
MONTH
AUG 2019 VS. JUL 2019
YEAR
AUG 2019 VS. AUG 2018
Spot Load Posts +15.9% -0.4% -26.4%
Spot Truck Posts +21.2% -0.4% +12.8%
Van Load-To-Truck -11.3% +8.2% -25.3%
Van Spot Rates +0.8% -1.6% -15.2%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +12.3% -17.6% -49.9%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.1% -3.1% -16.7%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -9.5% +22.8% -30.5%
Reefer Spot Rates -0.3% -2.0% -13.9%
Fuel Prices -0.2% -1.3% -6.6%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.3%

Fuel Price: $2.97 /gallon


Demand dips after Dorian

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Load-to-truck ratios fall for vans and reefers

Sep 9-15 - Truckload markets sprang into action as Hurricane Dorian attacked the East Coast. But since the storm passed, so too has the urgency to move freight. Last week load-to-truck ratios fell for vans and reefers, but reconstruction efforts boosted flatbed demand. 

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: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 9/23/2019 12:00:00 AM