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National Flatbed Rates
Flatbed rate declines 4¢

Jan 6 - 12 - The national average rate for flatbeds declined 4¢ to $2.42 per mile, as capacity returned following two shortened work weeks. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the Freight Talk blog.

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 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $3.01/gallon,

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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 $33 billion in freight bills in over 65,000 lanes.

Flatbed rate unchanged month over month

The national average flatbed rate was unchanged in December, compared to November, holding at $2.42 per mile. The monthly rate was 10¢ higher than the average for December 2017. 

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: 1/14/2019 – Next update: 1/21/2019

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
12/22 $2.42
12/29 $2.43
1/5 $2.46
1/12 $2.42
Fuel Prices
-1.3% $3.01 / gallon