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Freight Trends February 2016

Freight Trends February 2016

February 11, 2016

Freight Trends January 31 – February 6, 2016

freight trends january

Van Rates Lose Traction

Flatbed demand improved last week, and flatbed rates held steady, but vans and reefers lost traction. Diesel prices fell 3 cents to just under $2.01 per gallon, an 11-year low.

Freight Trends February 2016

  1/31-2/6 vs. 1/24-1/30 Jan 2016 Vs. Dec 2015 Jan 2016 vs Jan 2015
Spot Market Loads  -5.6% -7.2%   -33%
Spot Market Capacity +2.5%  -4.2%  +6.5% 
Van Load-To-Truck -17%  -10%  -32% 
Van Rates (Spot) -1.8%  -2.9%  -14% 
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +5.9%  +15%   -31%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)  +0.0% -2.6%  -15% 
Reefer Load-To-Truck -12%  -7.6%  -50% 
Reefer Rates (Spot)  -1.6% -3.1%  -14% 
Fuel Prices -1.9%  -7.2%  -29% 

Data source

View January’s freight trends here.

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