Industry Trends
 
WEEK
NOV 25 - DEC 01 VS. NOV 18 - NOV 24
MONTH
NOV 2019 VS. OCT 2019
YEAR
NOV 2019 VS. NOV 2018
Spot Load Posts -40.1% -5.4% -17.3%
Spot Truck Posts -30.3% -17.3% +5.7%
Van Load-To-Truck -6.4% +34.0% -15.6%
Van Spot Rates +4.8% +1.6% -12.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -14.2% -22.7% -43.4%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.6% -2.8% -12.9%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -24.1% +47.6% -7.4%
Reefer Spot Rates +1.6% +3.2% -11.9%
Fuel Prices -0.3% +0.5% -7.0%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.0%

Fuel Price: $3.07 /gallon


Rates increase during holiday-shortened week

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Shippers rush freight out ahead of holiday weekend

Nov 25-Dec 1 - The Thanksgiving holiday led to a shortened work week that boosted rates for vans and reefers. Van freight had to arrive by Black Friday, and reefers delivered last-minute items ahead of Thanksgiving Day. Rates continued to rise after the 30th, a signal that pressure is likely to continue in the run-up to Christmas..

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: 12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM