National Freight Trends: September 23th – 29th 2018

Van, Flatbed and Reefer Hold Steady

Shipments out of the Carolina regions have increased significantly with Florence no longer a threat. In general, demand out of the southeastern regions have increased with the loads to trucks ratio remaining high.

With demand this high please consider reaching out to trusted freight brokers with suggestions on fulfilling your freight needs. Do not sit on loads waiting on empty trucks! We can explore additional avenues of fulfilling your freight. As always, please reach out to me at with any questions you may have.

Trucks Type
Current Rates (Per Mile)
Previous Week

Van Trailer
$2.16 ↓ $2.27

Flatbed Truck
$2.54 ↓ $2.55

Reefer Truck
$2.51 ↓ $2.53

Rates are calculated by taking the mean of the current National rates from two respected load boards. These freight rates estimates displayed does not reflect the rates of freight that have special requirements.