Industry Trends
 
WEEK
APR 12 - APR 18 VS. APR 05 - APR 11
MONTH
MAR 2021 VS. FEB 2021
YEAR
MAR 2021 VS. MAR 2020
Spot Load Posts -0.5%+22.3%+129.9%
Spot Truck Posts +2.4%+30.9%-6.9%
Van Load-To-Truck -7.5%-23.4%+100.1%
Van Spot Rates +0.3%+10.4%+41.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +1.1%+34.6%+284.6%
Flatbed Spot Rates +2.2%+7.9%+26.2%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -7.0%-23.2%+117.4%
Reefer Spot Rates +0.8%+9.2%+34.1%
Fuel Prices -0.5%+10.7%+15.5%

Fuel Prices

Percent Change: -0.3%

Fuel Price: $3.13 /gallon


Van and reefer rates bounce from ceiling while flatbed climbs

National Spot Rates: Van, Flatbed, Reefer

Tight capacity driving up flatbed rates

Apr 12 - 18 - Flatbed spot rates continue to climbing, with the national average adding another 5 cents per mile. The national average is now 81 cents higher than the same week last year and 26 cents higher than the same time in 2018 during the last capacity crunch.

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Trendlines shows a weekly snapshot of the month-to-date for national average rates from DAT RateView. National average spot market rates for the past four months, including fuel surcharges, are shown in the three graphs, above.

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Trendlines last updated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 4/26/2021 12:00:00 AM