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National Van Rates
December van rates on the rise

Dec 2 - 8 - The national average van rate for December is already 6¢ higher than the November average, sitting at $2.14 per mile. Meanwhile, the load-to-truck ratio declined. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the DAT Freight Talk blog

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 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $3.16/gallon,

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Rates are market averages derived from DAT RateView™, an 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.

November van rates same as October

The national average van rate for November was $2.08 per mile, the same as October. Compared to November 2017, the monthly average was just 1¢ higher, even though the fuel surcharge is higher this year.

The chart above depicts national average line haul rates and fuel surcharges for vans in the past 13 months, derived from DAT RateView.

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Last update: 12/10/2018 – Next update: 12/11/2018

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
11/17 $2.08
11/24 $2.07
12/1 $2.08
12/8 $2.14
Fuel Prices
-1.6% $3.16 / gallon