National Van 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 vans 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: -0.3%

Fuel Price: $3.16 /gallon


Trendlines last updated: 5/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 5/27/2019 12:00:00 AM