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Freight Trends March 2016

Freight Trends February 28 – March 5, 2016 National Rates Rebound National spot market rates edged up in the first week of March, following a slow February. Load posts rose 12%, which contributed to higher demand for vans, reefers and flatbeds. Freight Trends March 2016 Feb 28 – March 5 vs Feb 21-27 Feb 2016 vs…

Freight Trends February 28 – March 5, 2016

freight trends march 2016

National Rates Rebound

National spot market rates edged up in the first week of March, following a slow February. Load posts rose 12%, which contributed to higher demand for vans, reefers and flatbeds.

Freight Trends March 2016

Feb 28 – March 5 vs Feb 21-27Feb 2016 vs Jan 2016Feb 2016 vs Feb 2015
Spot Market Loads +12%-2.4% -29% 
Spot Market Capacity -1.9%+12% +18% 
Van Load-To-Truck +14%-27% -47% 
Van Rates (Spot) +1.3%-7.2% -18% 
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +18%+21% -11% 
Flatbed Rates (Spot) +1.7%-2.1% -14% 
Reefer Load-To-Truck +12%-35% -62% 
Reefer Rates (Spot) +0.6%-4.2% -14% 
Fuel Prices +0.3%-6.7% -30%

View February’s freight trends here.

*source dat.com

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