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Freight Trends February 2016

Freight Trends January 31 – February 6, 2016 Van Rates Lose Traction Flatbed demand improved last week, and flatbed rates held steady, but vans and reefers lost traction. Diesel prices fell 3 cents to just under $2.01 per gallon, an 11-year low. Freight Trends February 2016   1/31-2/6 vs. 1/24-1/30 Jan 2016 Vs. Dec 2015…

Freight Trends January 31 – February 6, 2016

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Van Rates Lose Traction

Flatbed demand improved last week, and flatbed rates held steady, but vans and reefers lost traction. Diesel prices fell 3 cents to just under $2.01 per gallon, an 11-year low.

Freight Trends February 2016

 1/31-2/6 vs. 1/24-1/30Jan 2016 Vs. Dec 2015Jan 2016 vs Jan 2015
Spot Market Loads -5.6%-7.2%  -33%
Spot Market Capacity+2.5% -4.2% +6.5% 
Van Load-To-Truck-17% -10% -32% 
Van Rates (Spot)-1.8% -2.9% -14% 
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+5.9% +15%  -31%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +0.0%-2.6% -15% 
Reefer Load-To-Truck-12% -7.6% -50% 
Reefer Rates (Spot) -1.6%-3.1% -14% 
Fuel Prices-1.9% -7.2% -29% 

Data source dat.com

View January’s freight trends here.

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