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|Industry Trends ||WEEK |
MAY 16 - MAY 22 VS. MAY 09 - MAY 15
APR 2022 VS. MAR 2022
APR 2022 VS. APR 2021
|Spot Load Posts||+24.3%||-27.0%||-20.8%|
|Spot Truck Posts||-16.3%||-2.8%||+9.1%|
|Van Spot Rates||+2.5%||-7.5%||+7.9%|
|Flatbed Spot Rates||+1.3%||+0.4%||+16.1%|
|Reefer Spot Rates||+4.8%||-7.5%||+7.7%|
Percent Change: -0.7%
Fuel Price: $5.57 /gallon
Capacity tightens rapidly during International Roadcheck Week
National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer
Truck posts on the DAT Load Board dropped 16% more than double the average of the past five Roadchecks
May 16 – 22 – Dubbed “vacation week” by carriers looking to avoid the 72-hour Roadcheck safety blitz, last week saw truckload capacity tighten as carriers took time off, pushing up linehaul spot rates across the board. Produce season is off to its slowest start since 2017, and although truckload volumes are on the rise, they may not be enough to halt the longer-term drop in spot rates.
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