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November 2016 Freight Trends

November 2016 Freight Trends

November 2016 freight trends

October 30 – November 5

During the last days of October and start of November, rates rose for vans and reefers. Van rates were up 5 cents week over week, and down 1 cent below what they were last year. Reefer rates rose 7 cents from the previous week. Those rates are more common for June during the produce peak than for the first week of November.

November 2016 Freight Trends 

Oct 30 – Nov 5 vs. Oct 23 – 29 Oct 2016 vs. Sep 2016 Oct 2016 vs. Oct 2015
Spot Market Loads +4.8% +2.8% +52%
Spot Market Capacity -2.0% +3.4% -4.2%
Van Load-To-Truck +9.4% -6.0% +86%
Van Rates (Spot) +3.0% +2.5% -2.9%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck +1.6% +13% +47%
Flatbed Rates (Spot) -0.5% +1.6% -4.5%
Reefer Load-To-Truck +13% -0.8% +54%
Reefer Rates (Spot) +3.7% -0.5% -2.1%
Fuel Prices -0.4% +2.5% -2.6%

*source dat.com

 

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