|Industry Trends |
AUG 03 - AUG 09 VS. JUL 27 - AUG 02
JUL 2020 VS. JUN 2020
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%|
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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