Industry Trends
JAN 18 - JAN 24 VS. JAN 11 - JAN 17
DEC 2020 VS. NOV 2020
DEC 2020 VS. DEC 2019
Spot Load Posts -3.5%+8.1%+69.4%
Spot Truck Posts +0.4%-3.1%-2.0%
Van Load-To-Truck -11.7%+7.7%+46.7%
Van Spot Rates -2.2%+0.7%+26.5%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +1.1%+35.9%+203.5%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.0%+1.5%+14.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -9.8%-9.4%+22.9%
Reefer Spot Rates -2.3%-0.8%+16.0%
Fuel Prices +1.0%+6.3%-15.4%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +1.1%

Fuel Price: $2.7 /gallon

Winter truckload rates continue to slide

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Load-to-truck ratios drop for each segment

Jan 18 - 24 - Demand for truckload shipments on the spot market continues to decline in January, coming down from the peaks set in 2020. As a result, freight rates have fallen across the board, with prices lower on the vast majority of trucking lanes.

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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: 1/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM