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Weekly snapshot by the numbers
SEP 18 - SEP 24 VS. SEP 11 - SEP 17
SEP 2023 VS. AUG 2023
SEP 2023 VS. SEP 2022
|Spot Load Posts||-9.6%||-34.3%||-57.6%|
|Spot Truck Posts||+1.9%||-30.1%||-34.3%|
|Van Spot Rates||+0.0%||+1.4%||-14.1%|
|Flatbed Spot Rates||-0.1%||+0.1%||-13.4%|
|Reefer Spot Rates||-1.0%||+1.0%||-11.3%|
National Spot Rates
Declines in most tracked categories
Sept. 18-24: Another week of declines in most tracked categories. Although diesel prices remained flat, dry van and reefer load-to-truck percentages encountered double-digit drops. Flatbed load-to-truck percentages rose 1.8%.
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DAT Trendlines is a free weekly spot market freight report, providing an overview of national freight market trends. The average trucking rates are based on DAT iQ’s $150 billion database of actual freight payments.
The report includes a weekly snapshot of the rolling month-to-date national average trucking rates for van, reefer and flatbed. National average rates in Trendlines are for lanes of 250 miles or more.Trendlines also includes national supply and demand metrics based on load and truck posts on the DAT One load board network by freight brokers, shippers and carriers.
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The national trends reported in DAT Trendlines are not necessarily reflective of trends that freight brokers, shippers and carriers may be seeing in individual trucking lanes or regions. To fully understand market and truckload pricing dynamics in your lanes, DAT provides a full suite of freight rate and market data available from DAT iQ or tools in DAT One load boards.
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