- Southeast: Charlotte, N.C., $2.08/mile, unchanged
- West: Los Angeles, $2.13/mile, up 5 cents
- Midwest: Chicago, $1.92/mile, up 7 cents
- South Central: Houston, $1.60/mile, up 3 cents
- Northeast: Allentown, Pa., $2.02/mile, up 5 cents
In the Northeast, New Jersey produce is moving, adding to freight volumes and boosting rates on key lanes out of Elizabeth and Philadelphia:
- Elizabeth to Lakeland, Fla., rates rose 23 cents to $1.64/mile
- Philadelphia to Miami added 24 cents to $1.83/mile
California and the Southeast are the hottest areas for reefer loads, and rates rose in both regions last week.
The number of flatbed load posts dipped another 7% and capacity increased 5% last week. The flatbed load-to-truck ratio fell 11% to 15.7 loads per truck and rates are trending down in Northeastern markets, including an average drop of 5 cents on major outbound lanes originating in Baltimore. Flatbeds also lost traction in smaller regional freight markets such as Pittsburgh and Harrisburg.
Rates are derived from DAT RateView, which provides real-time reports on prevailing spot market and contract rates, as well as historical rate and capacity trends. All reported rates include fuel surcharges.
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