National Reefer Demand and Capacity

Hot Market Maps and Hot State Maps (above) in DAT RateView depict geographic trends in the load-to-truck ratio.

For more details and analysis, read the Rate Trend of the Week on the DAT Freight Talk blog.

The chart above depicts the national average load-to-truck ratio for refrigerated ("reefer") spot freight from 2017 to the present.

About the Load-to-Truck Ratio

Load-to-truck ratios represent the number of loads posted for every truck posted on DAT Load Boards. The load-to-truck ratio is a sensitive, real-time indicator of the balance between spot market demand and capacity. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in rates. Learn more about load-to-truck ratios here.

National Load-to-Truck Ratio

National Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.0%

Fuel Price: $3.07 /gallon

Trendlines last updated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM