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December 2016 Freight Trends

December  2016 Freight Trends

December 2016 freight trends

December 4 – 10

Although load availability spiked last week, it went down a bit this week. Load-to-truck ratios dropped for all trailer types. However, they’re all higher than average for this time of the year. Van rates and reefers dropped 1 cent. Flatbed rates went up 1 cent.

December 2016 Freight Trends 

Dec 4 – 10 vs. Nov 27 – Dec 3 Nov 2016 vs. Oct 2016 Nov 2016 vs. Nov 2015
Spot Market Loads -8.6% +4.6% +87%
Spot Market Capacity +15% -3.3% +5.1%
Van Load-To-Truck -28% +9.7% +74%
Van Rates (Spot) -0.6% +1.2% -2.3%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck -5.6% +3.1% +124%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.5% -1.0% -3.6%
Reefer Load-To-Truck -26% +15% +60%
Reefer Rates (Spot) -0.5% +3.2% +0.5%
Fuel Prices +0.4% -0.6% -1.2%

*source dat.com

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