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National Flatbed Rates
National flatbed rate down 1¢

Feb 10 - 16 - The national average rate for flatbeds dipped 1¢ to $2.34 per mile, but demand continued to pick up pace. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the Freight Talk 3blog.

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 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $2.97/gallon, unchanged

About Market Rates

Rates are market averages derived from DAT RateView™, an innovative service that provides real-time reports on prevailing spot market and contract rates, as well as historical rate and capacity trends. RateView's comprehensive database is comprised of more than $60 billion in freight bills in over 65,000 lanes.

Flatbed rate matches last year's average

In January, flatbed rates dropped 6¢ to a national average of $2.36 per mile, matching the average rate for the same month last year. 

The chart above depicts national average line haul rates and fuel surcharges for flatbeds in the past 13 months, derived from DAT RateView.

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Last update: 2/18/2019 – Next update: 2/25/2019

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
1/26 $2.37
2/2 $2.35
2/9 $2.34
2/16 $2.33
Fuel Prices
+0.0% $2.97 / gallon