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National flatbed rate dips 2¢

Oct 7 - 13- The national average rate for flatbeds was $2.51 per mile, down 2¢. The national load-to-truck ratio also declined. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the Freight Talk blog.

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September flatbed rate drops 8¢ M-O-M

The national average flatbed rate dropped 8¢ in September compared to August, falling to $2.56 per mile. September's flatbed rate was 29¢ higher than in September 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: 10/15/2018 – Next update: 10/22/2018

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
9/22 $2.56
9/29 $2.56
10/6 $2.53
10/13 $2.51
Fuel Prices
+0.3% $3.39 / gallon