Everyone got back to work in the first week of 2016, and spot market activity increased sharply. Truck posts outpaced load posts, and load-to-truck ratios declined. National average rates rose for vans and reefers, however, flatbed rates held steady, despite a 2 cent decline in the average fuel surcharge.
Freight Trends January 2016
|Spot Market Loads||+28%|
|Spot Market Capacity||-0.8%||+24%|
|Van Load-To Truck||-19%||+18%||-43%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||+1.2%||+0.0%||-18%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+0.0%||+0.0%||-16%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||+0.5%||+0.5%||-17%|
Data source dat.com
View December’s freight trends here.
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