Industry Trends
 
WEEK
AUG 12 - AUG 18 VS. AUG 05 - AUG 11
MONTH
JUL 2019 VS. JUN 2019
YEAR
JUL 2019 VS. JUL 2018
Spot Load Posts +5.4% -19.9% -37.3%
Spot Truck Posts -1.3% +12.2% +22.6%
Van Load-To-Truck +12.6% -32.8% -39.2%
Van Spot Rates +0.5% -2.7% -18.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -4.7% -28.1% -62.9%
Flatbed Spot Rates -0.9% -1.3% -17.8%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +8.5% -28.3% -41.3%
Reefer Spot Rates +0.3% -3.0% -15.7%
Fuel Prices -0.7% -1.4% -5.8%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.7%

Fuel Price: $3.01 /gallon


Spot freight still finding its footing

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Truckload rates remain muted in much of the country

Aug 12 - 18 - Truckload demand has been picking up in the Midwest, but declines in other parts of the country continue to keep national average rates in check for vans, reefers, and flatbeds. There was an increase in load-to-truck ratios for vans and reefers last week, but the flatbed ratio dipped lower.

For more info, read the Rate Trend of the Week.

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: 8/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM