Spot truckload rates remain near all-time highs throughout America
THE seven-day average line haul for dry vans was US$2
12 May 2021 - 19:00
Spot refrigerated freight averaged $2.61 per mile, up 94 cents, while the average flatbed rate was $2.62 per mile, a 93-cent increase.
The national average spot van rate was $2.68 a mile during the first three days of May while the reefer rate was $3.10 per mile and the flatbed rate $3.02.
Meanwhile, flatbed load post volume on the DAT network increased three per cent and the number of available trucks fell seven per cent.
In Houston, the flatbed volume was down five per cent and the average outbound spot line-haul rate increased 17 cents to $2.70 per mile.
Dry van volume increased five per cent and van rates declined in large markets, dropping one per cent for the average spot rate in the 10 largest van markets.
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