Industry Trends
JAN 11 - JAN 17 VS. JAN 04 - JAN 10
DEC 2020 VS. NOV 2020
DEC 2020 VS. DEC 2019
Spot Load Posts -17.6%+8.1%+69.4%
Spot Truck Posts +24.3%-3.1%-2.0%
Van Load-To-Truck -44.7%+7.7%+46.7%
Van Spot Rates -3.5%+0.7%+26.4%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -11.7%+35.9%+203.5%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.6%+1.2%+14.2%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -46.8%-9.4%+22.9%
Reefer Spot Rates -3.5%-0.7%+16.2%
Fuel Prices +1.1%+6.3%-15.4%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +1.1%

Fuel Price: $2.67 /gallon

Truckload demand slows and prices fall

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Looser capacity takes pressure off freight rates

Jan 11 - 17 - Truckload rates began to decline last week, with slower demand met with looser capacity. As a result, load-to-truck ratios fell for each trailer type, taking pressure off of what had previously been record high rates at the turn of the calendar year.

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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: 1/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM