Welcome to the Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” your source for discovering where demand/rates for flatbed, reefer, dry van and power only capacity will be highest and lowest in the coming week. Over the next five to seven day period, you can expect to see demand for reefer capacity to/from Dodge City, Kan., increase significantly, while reefer demand inbound to and outbound from Winnipeg, Manitoba, is likely to decline. If flatbed is your game, you’ll want to keep an eye out for loads to/from Texarkana, Texas, as demand/rates are projected to rise over the next week. This week, Reno, Nev., Jackson, Miss., and Brooklyn, N.Y., will continue to be cold markets for power only loads.

For more market insights, check out the rest of this Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?” below.

Where Demand and Rates Are Likely To Be High or Rising

  • Flatbed demand and rates to/from Vancouver, British Columbia, are projected to be relatively high this week. Demand for flatbed capacity inbound to and outbound from Texarkana, Texas, and Northern Ontario is likely to rise in the coming week.
  • Reefer demand and rates for Dodge City, Kan., Tucson, Ariz., and Texarkana, Texas, are projected to remain relatively high in the next five to seven days. Demand for reefer capacity to/from Dodge City, Kan., Grand Junction, Colo., and Tucson, Ariz., is expected to increase this week.
  • Power only demand and rates inbound to and outbound from New Castle, Del., are likely to be relatively high this week.

Where Demand and Rates Are Likely To Be Low or Falling

  • Flatbed demand and rates inbound to and outbound from Yakima, Wash., and Joplin, Mo., are projected to be extremely low this week. Flatbed demand to/from Portland, Maine, is expected to decrease in the next five to seven day period.
  • Reefer demand to/from Winnipeg, Manitoba, is likely to decline in the coming week.
  • Power only demand and rates for Reno, Nev., Jackson, Miss., and Brooklyn, N.Y., are projected to be extremely low over the next week. Power only demand to/from Detroit and San Antonio is likely to fall this week.

Trucker Tools’ Market Insights and Industry News

  • The five highest demand/rate markets this week likely will be: 1. Dodge City, Kan. (reefer), 2. New Castle, Del. (power only), 3. Tucson, Ariz. (reefer), 4. Vancouver, British Columbia (flatbed), and 5. Texarkana, Texas (reefer).
  • The five lowest demand/rate markets this week likely will be: 1. Yakima, Wash. (flatbed), 2. Joplin, Mo. (flatbed), 3. Reno, Nev. (power only), 4. Jackson, Miss. (power only), and 5. Brooklyn, N.Y. (power only).
  • This coming week, demand for power only capacity to/from New Castle, Del., is expected to be eight times higher than it was during the same week in 2021.
  • The New Castle County region in Delaware generates nearly 37 million tons of freight each year, making it one of the largest contributors to the region’s economy.
  • The Dodge City, Kan., reefer market, where demand is expected to increase this week, will favor owner operators and carriers by two to one.
  • In December 2021, national average van rates reached $3.00/mile for the first time.

Don’t miss out on the previous edition of our free market report, Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Grand Junction, Tucson, and New Castle Highest Demand/Rate Markets.

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