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December 2017 Freight Trends
Freight Rates Climb With the Approaching Holiday

December 2017 Freight Trends

December 6, 2017

December 2017 Freight Trends – Post Thanksgiving Rates Jump Higher

The December 2017 freight trends report shows increased substantially in the post-Thanksgiving week. Van and Reefer rates hovering near peak levels. With heavy pre-thanksgiving demand for trucking and increasing fuel prices, spot market rates at staying at the season-high levels.

December 2017 Freight Trends

Nov 26-Dec 2 vs. Nov 19-Nov 25 Nov 2017 vs. Nov 2017 Nov 2017 vs. Nov 2016
Spot Market Loads +64% -4.1% +96%
Spot Market Capacity +22% -5.6% -1.5%
Van Load-To-Truck +37% +19% +124%
Van Rates (Spot) +1.0% +2.5% +24%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +17% -26% +94%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.4% -1.3% +21%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +38% +16% +78%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.0% +4.7% +24%
Fuel Prices +0.5% +4.1% +19%

*source dat.com

December 2017 Freight trends

 
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