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September 2016 Freight Trends

September 2016 Freight Trends August 28 – September 3 Rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds rose due to an increase in fuel surcharge. (Vans: 6 cents, Reefers: 3 cents, Flatbeds: 1 cent) Load-to-truck ratios also increased. The higher rates could last through the month. Freight Trends September 2016 Aug 28 – Sep 3 vs. Aug 21 – 27…

September 2016 Freight Trends

August 28 – September 3

Rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds rose due to an increase in fuel surcharge. (Vans: 6 cents, Reefers: 3 cents, Flatbeds: 1 cent) Load-to-truck ratios also increased. The higher rates could last through the month.

September 2016 freight trends

Freight Trends September 2016

Aug 28 – Sep 3 vs. Aug 21 – 27Aug 2016 vs July 2016Aug 2016 vs Aug 2015
Spot Market Loads+8.4%+0.5%+29%
Spot Market Capacity-2.5%+14%+8.6%
Van Load-To-Truck+16%-4.6%+49%
Van Rates (Spot)+3.7%-1.2%-8.0%
Flatbed Load-To-Truck+4.4%-26%-6.0%
Flatbed Rates (Spot)+0.5%-1.6%-8.2%
Reefer Load-To-Truck+14%+4.8%+16%
Reefer Rates (Spot)+1.6%-2.1%-6.9%
Fuel Prices+0.0%-2.2%-9.4%

*source dat.com

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