Rates rose sharply last week, following a steady increase in demand for vans and reefers, especially in California, Texas and the Southeast.
Flatbed demand and rates held steady.
Freight Trends May 2016
|May 1-7 vs April 24-30||April 2016 vs March 2016||April 2016 vs April 2015|
|Spot Market Loads||+5.1%||+0.2%||-28%|
|Spot Market Capacity||+1.9%||-3.6%||+1.7%|
|Van Rates (Spot)||+4.7%||0.7%||-19%|
|Flatbed Rates (Spot)||+0.5%||+2.2%||-12%|
|Reefer Rates (Spot)||+6.1%||+0.6%||-16%|
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