Industry Trends
 
WEEK
AUG 03 - AUG 09 VS. JUL 27 - AUG 02
MONTH
JUL 2020 VS. JUN 2020
YEAR
JUL 2020 VS. JUL 2019
Spot Load Posts +0.5%+14.6%+75.6%
Spot Truck Posts +3.1%-6.4%-10.1%
Van Load-To-Truck +0.0%+25.0%+110.3%
Van Spot Rates +4.6%+12.2%+10.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -7.5%+16.1%+99.0%
Flatbed Spot Rates +1.3%+6.4%-3.0%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -3.3%+34.8%+102.1%
Reefer Spot Rates +3.1%+6.7%+5.1%
Fuel Prices -0.1%+1.1%-20.1%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.4%

Fuel Price: $2.42 /gallon


Disruptions spurring spot market activity

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Rates remain elevated in mid-summer surge

Aug 3 - 9 - As COVID-19 continues to cause imbalances in freight network, Tropical Storm Isaias caused further disruptions last week, pushing more freight to the spot market. Some capacity returned to the marketplace, causing dips in load-to-truck ratios, but national average rates remain elevated.

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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: 8/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 8/17/2020 12:00:00 AM