National Van Demand and Capacity

Hot Market Maps and Hot State Maps (above) in DAT RateView depict geographic trends in the load-to-truck ratio.

Check the DAT Freight Talk blog for regular updates on market conditions, regulations and industry trends.


The chart above depicts the national average load-to-truck ratio for vans from 2019 to the present.


About the Load-to-Truck Ratio

Load-to-truck ratios represent the number of loads posted for every truck posted on DAT Load Boards. The load-to-truck ratio is a sensitive, real-time indicator of the balance between spot market demand and capacity. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in rates. Learn more about load-to-truck ratios here.


National Load-to-Truck Ratio

National Fuel Prices


Percent Change: -2.5%

Fuel Price: $5.14 /gallon


Trendlines last updated: 8/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Next update: 8/22/2022 12:00:00 AM