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Industry Trends - Spot Market Industry Trends - Van Industry Trends - Flatbed Industry Trends - Reefer Industry Trends - Fuel Prices
Industry Trends WEEK MONTH YEAR
  Feb 10 - 16 vs.
Feb 3 - 9
Jan 2019 vs.
Dec 2018
Jan 2019 vs.
Jan 2018
Spot Market Loads +3.6% +2.7% -34%
Spot Market Capacity -1.8% +16% +49%
Van Load-To-Truck +3.5% -23% -53%
Van Rates (Spot) -0.5% -5.3% -13%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +12% +12% -58%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.4% -2.5% +0.0%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -0.7% -14% -61%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.9% -5.7% -12%
Fuel Prices +0.0% -4.6% -1.3%
Freight rates prepare for a thaw
Pricing pressure builds on spot market

Feb 10 - 16 - Spot rates have been in a seasonal decline since the start of the year, but prices rose on steady volumes for many high-traffic van lanes. That slowed the decline in national averages, with the national van and flatbed rates each down a penny, while the national reefer rate dropped 2¢.

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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: 2/18/2019 – Next update: 2/25/2019

Fuel Prices
+0.0% $2.97 / gallon