Hot Market Maps and Hot State Maps (above) in DAT RateView depict geographic trends in the load-to-truck ratio.

Check the DAT Freight Talk blog for regular updates on market conditions, regulations and industry trends.

The chart above depicts the national average load-to-truck ratio for refrigerated (“reefer”) spot freight from 2019 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: -0.2%

Fuel Price: $5.61 /gallon

Trendlines last updated: 5/19/2022 12:00:00 AM
Next update: 5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM