National Freight Trends: September 30th – October 6th 2018

Van, Flatbed, and Reefer rates have increased!

With Hurricane Michael currently hitting the Florida peninsula, we have seen a surge in rates in and out of Florida. With the impact of this hurricane also expected to affect parts of the southeastern region’s rates will continue to increase. Please review our previous post located here on how hurricanes severely impact rates.

With demand this high please consider reaching out to trusted freight brokers with suggestions on fulfilling your freight needs. As always, please reach out to me at with any questions you may have.

Trucks Type
Current Rates (Per Mile)
Previous Week

Van Trailer
$2.22 ↑ $2.16

Flatbed Truck
$2.58 ↑ $2.54

Reefer Truck
$2.54 ↑ $2.51

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.