Industry Trends
 
WEEK
MAY 13 - MAY 19 VS. MAY 06 - MAY 12
MONTH
APR 2019 VS. MAR 2019
YEAR
APR 2019 VS. APR 2018
Spot Market Loads -1.5% +3.1% -53.5%
Spot Market Capacity -1.7% +9.8% +42.3%
Van Load-To-Truck +3.4% -7.9% -58.9%
Van Rates (Spot) +0.8% -2.7% -16.1%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -5.3% -2.7% -16.1%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.4% -0.4% -11.9%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +11.3% -12.1% -60.9%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.2% -1.1% -11.6%
Fuel Prices -0.3% +1.5% +0.8%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.3%

Fuel Price: $3.16 /gallon


Spot market sends mixed messages

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Truckload rates stick to holding pattern

May 13 - 19 - Higher truckload volumes in the East were offset by declines in the West, as spot market rates still haven't turned the corner ahead of peak shipping season. 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: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 5/27/2019 12:00:00 AM