Spot Freight

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May 14, 2013

April Spot Market Volume, Rates Down From a Year Ago

Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index declined 16% compared to the record April high in 2012. The year-over-year freight declines were seen across all equipment types: van load volume declined, refrigerated loads slipped 10% and flatbed freight dropped 15%.

April 24, 2013

Spot Market Freight Rates Decline Over the Past Week

Rates on one of the nation’s biggest spot freight markets took an across-the-board decline last week while load volume barely edged higher.

April 22, 2013

Spot Freight Index Up 7.7% in First Quarter

Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index finished the first quarter of 2013 up 7.7% compared to the first quarter of 2012 and rose 11% over the previous quarter.

April 10, 2013

Spot Market Loads Shrink While Rates Head Higher

The amount of freight on one of the nation’s biggest spot market providers shows the number of loads available has fallen dramatically over the past week.

March 26, 2013

Spot Market Freight Volume Falls In February, Rates Mixed

The freight-matching service provider DAT TransCore new North American Freight Index shows a return to post-recession freight volumes during February, following a record-setting January.

February 15, 2013

Spot Freight Index Shows Unusual Strength in January

Reaching the highest-ever volume for the month of January, the DAT North American Freight Index increased 42% last month compared to January 2012. Freight volume was unusually robust for the season, exceeding December levels by 24%

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