Market Update: February 21, 2018

Posted by Nate Schwandt on 2/21/18 10:48 AM
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Load volumes continue to increase at a greater clip than available truck capacity – keeping spot rates higher than a year ago.  We are quickly approaching the spring peak, so while trucks availability has improved compared with January, tighter capacity is likely after mid-March.

Spot Market Trends


Factors Currently Affecting Capacity

Currently, the factors reducing truck capacity in the market outweigh the factors increasing capacity. Those factors are outlined below.

2018-02-20 10_38_43-STIFEL_Transportation_IndNote_2018-01-25.pdf


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