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Freight Trends

September 2016 Freight Trends

September 8, 2016

September 2016 Freight Trends

August 28 – September 3

Rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds rose due to an increase in fuel surcharge. (Vans: 6 cents, Reefers: 3 cents, Flatbeds: 1 cent) Load-to-truck ratios also increased. The higher rates could last through the month.

September 2016 freight trends

Freight Trends September 2016

Aug 28 – Sep 3 vs. Aug 21 – 27 Aug 2016 vs July 2016 Aug 2016 vs Aug 2015
Spot Market Loads +8.4% +0.5% +29%
Spot Market Capacity -2.5% +14% +8.6%
Van Load-To-Truck +16% -4.6% +49%
Van Rates (Spot) +3.7% -1.2% -8.0%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +4.4% -26% -6.0%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.5% -1.6% -8.2%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +14% +4.8% +16%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +1.6% -2.1% -6.9%
Fuel Prices +0.0% -2.2% -9.4%

*source dat.com

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