"Capacity shortfalls combined with increased demand for truckload shipments are continuing to boost spot rates to record levels, according to DAT Solutions, which also said in what is an atypical trend, spot rates now are exceeding long-term contract rates.
Specifically, spot market rates matched long-term contract rates for dry van equipment, while spot rates for refrigerated and flatbed exceeded contracts on a national average."
See more details: Spot Truckload Rates Continue to Soar Amid Record Demand – Dan Ronan, Transport Topics
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