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Freight Trends October 2015

October 16, 2015

Freight Trends October 4-10

Load Volume Drops 11%

Load posts fell off after a surge at the end of September. Van spot market rates slipped 1 cent, while reefer rates fell 5 cents as a national average. Flat rates were down 2 cents, including a 1 cent drop in the average fuel surcharge.

Freight Trends October 2015

   10/4 – 10/10 vs. 9/27 – 10/3  Sept vs. Aug Sept 2015 vs. Sept 2014 
 Spot Market Loads  – 11% – 0.8%  – 38% 
 Spot Market Capacity + 3.7%  + 2.6%  + 25% 
 Van Load-To-Truck  – 19% + 0.2%  – 42% 
Van Rates (Spot) – 0.6%  – 0.6%  – 14% 
Flatbed Load-To-Truck – 7.9%  – 7.5%  – 66% 
Flatbed Rates (Spot) – 1.0%  – 1.5%  – 15% 
Reefer Load-To-Truck – 15%  – 1.2%  – 48%
Reefer Rates (Spot) – 2.5%  – 1.0%   – 13%
Fuel Prices + 0.6%  – 3.5%  – 34% 

Data source dat.com

View September’s freight trends here.

 
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