Industry Trends
 
WEEK
JAN 06 - JAN 12 VS. DEC 30 - JAN 05
MONTH
DEC 2019 VS. NOV 2019
YEAR
DEC 2019 VS. DEC 2018
Spot Load Posts +57.6% +30.2% +25.1%
Spot Truck Posts +49.5% -10.7% +6.4%
Van Load-To-Truck -2.2% +45.9% +32.4%
Van Spot Rates -1.9% +6.1% -7.0%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +42.5% +60.1% -18.0%
Flatbed Spot Rates +0.1% +2.5% -11.1%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -19.7% +37.7% +36.0%
Reefer Spot Rates -3.8% +5.5% -6.4%
Fuel Prices +0.3% -0.5% -2.2%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: +0.3%

Fuel Price: $3.08 /gallon


Truck load volumes rebound in the new year

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Freight rates remain highest in 13 months for vans and reefers

Jan 6 - 12 - Van load volumes recovered to pre-holiday levels in the first full week of the new year, while load counts grew modestly for reefers and flatbeds. Van and reefer rates dropped a few pennies compared to the previous week, but they are still the highest in 13 months.

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: 1/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM