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 2018 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: +0.4%

Fuel Price: $2.43 /gallon

Trendlines last updated: 7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM