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National van rate dips 2¢

Aug 12 - 18 - The national average van rate for August declined 2¢ at $2.16 per mile, close to the pre-summer average. The load-to-truck ratio for vans also fell. For details, see the Rate Trend of the Week on the DAT Freight Talk blog

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 National Average Fuel Price: 
 $3.21/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.

Highest July van rate ever

The national average van rate last month was $2.29 per mile, the highest July average ever. It was just 2¢ below the June average, which was the highest monthly average ever recorded in Trendlines. The July average was 51¢ higher compared to the previous 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: 8/20/2018 – Next update: 8/21/2018

National Average Rates Spot Rates Chart - Truck Graphic
7/28 $2.30
8/4 $2.24
8/11 $2.18
8/18 $2.16
Fuel Prices
-0.3% $3.21 / gallon