Industry Trends
 
WEEK
FEB 17 - FEB 23 VS. FEB 10 - FEB 16
MONTH
JAN 2020 VS. DEC 2019
YEAR
JAN 2020 VS. JAN 2019
Spot Load Posts +3.1% +0.0% +16.9%
Spot Truck Posts -0.6% +16.3% +3.6%
Van Load-To-Truck +4.0% -32.7% +19.9%
Van Spot Rates +0.9% -3.5% -4.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +7.8% +27.9% -6.4%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.8% +0.1% -7.9%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +3.7% -24.2% +31.5%
Reefer Spot Rates +0.0% -2.7% -3.1%
Fuel Prices -0.7% -4.5% -2.9%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.7%

Fuel Price: $2.89 /gallon


Truckload rates get ready to rebound

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Freight volumes hold steady, pricing edges up

Feb 17 - 23 - Spring could be coming early to truckload freight. Load counts are holding steady and load-to-truck ratios are showing signs of life, for vans, reefers, and flatbeds. Rates are even starting to trend up, especially in the eastern half of the country.

For more info on lane rates, read the Rate Trend of the Week on the DAT blog.

Trendlines shows a weekly snapshot of the month-to-date for national average rates from DAT RateView. National average spot market rates for the past four months, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above.

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Trendlines last updated: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM