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Freight Trends March 2016

Freight Trends March 2016

March 9, 2016

Freight Trends February 28 – March 5, 2016

freight trends march 2016

National Rates Rebound

National spot market rates edged up in the first week of March, following a slow February. Load posts rose 12%, which contributed to higher demand for vans, reefers and flatbeds.

Freight Trends March 2016

Feb 28 – March 5 vs Feb 21-27 Feb 2016 vs Jan 2016 Feb 2016 vs Feb 2015
Spot Market Loads  +12% -2.4%  -29% 
Spot Market Capacity  -1.9% +12%  +18% 
Van Load-To-Truck  +14% -27%  -47% 
Van Rates (Spot)  +1.3% -7.2%  -18% 
Flatbed Load-To-Truck  +18% +21%  -11% 
Flatbed Rates (Spot)  +1.7% -2.1%  -14% 
Reefer Load-To-Truck  +12% -35%  -62% 
Reefer Rates (Spot)  +0.6% -4.2%  -14% 
Fuel Prices  +0.3% -6.7%  -30%

View February’s freight trends here.

*source dat.com

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