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National reefer rate drops 6¢

Oct 7 - 13 - The national average rate for reefers dropped 6¢ to $2.46 per mile last week, as freight volumes and the national load-to-truck ratio fell. 

For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the Freight Talk blog.

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 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $3.39/gallon,

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Rates are market averages derived from DAT RateView™, and 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 $57 billion in freight bills in over 65,000 lanes.

September reefer rates up 13% Y-O-Y

September's national average reefer rate was $2.52 per mile, 3¢ above the August average. Compared to September 2017, the rate was 28¢ higher, a 13% increase.

The chart above depicts national average line haul rates and fuel surcharges for reefers 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 $2.53
9/29 $2.52
10/6 $2.52
10/13 $2.46
Fuel Prices
+0.3% $3.39 / gallon